Hours after the commission approved Extraction’s proposal, the Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that would overhaul state oil and gas rules.
Broomfield residents are taking their case both to state regulators and federal court.
The lawsuit, initiated by the Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee, names Gov. Jared Polis and regulatory agency Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission as defendants.
Broomfield residents say the city isn't following guidelines set by a new law to prioritize health and safety over oil drilling.
If Denver and others join the litigation there will be nearly 20 Colorado local governments filing suit against opioid makers.
How do you balance homeownership, mineral rights and local control?
The recent election in Colorado is kind of like an impressionist painting. You have to step back to see what message it's sending. Reporter Ed Sealover of the Denver Business Journal says the message from some voters was in favor of slower growth on the Front Range.
Saturday marks National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Depending on whom you talk to, the Broomfield plan was seen as a gold standard or a misguided plan in need to revisions.
Broomfield City Council is expected to vote on a long-awaited drilling agreement with Extraction Oil & Gas later this month.