Local Conservation Easements News ItemsPETA asks Colorado State University researchers to stop infecting birds with West Nile virus11/13/2018 10:00:34 AM
PETA has sent a letter to Colorado State University, urging the school to end experiments, which it says involves infecting wild birds with the West Nile virus.
“Let’s get real, guys”: Oil and gas rules front and center for Colorado lawmakers following Prop 112’s defeat11/12/2018 8:00:02 AM
The fight over the highly charged Proposition 112 oil and gas setbacks measure may be over now that voters have had their say, but the larger battle over how tightly to regulate the energy sector in Colorado is still in full rage. With voters on Tuesday painting both chambers of the legislature blue, along with the election of Democrat Jared Polis to the governor's mansion, state Rep. K.C. Becker said the de facto veto power the oil and gas industry has held over proposed regulatory bills via the GOP controlled Senate is now gone. The Boulder Democrat, who is likely to be the next speaker of the Colorado House, said her message to the oil and gas industry for the upcoming legislative session is simple and direct: "Let's get real, guys."
Energy company wants to drill under Westminster’s Standley Lake, a water source for 300,00011/8/2018 1:24:18 PM
Public comments are beginning to pour in to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission after an energy company submitted applications to drill 14 wells that would extend underneath Standley Lake in Westminster, along with another 14 wells that would extract minerals under a dog park near the lake that provides drinking water to 300,000 people in the metro area.
Prop 112 fails as voters say no to larger setbacks for oil and gas11/6/2018 9:13:49 PM
Proposition 112, one of the most contentious and expensive issues to hit Colorado ballots, failed Tuesday.