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Noble Energy touts use of deep groundwater wells to help Weld County’s oil, ag industries coexist

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Many water needs in the region have been met by buying supplies from farmers and ranchers, but a Noble Energy manager said Tuesday the oil and gas industry could and should stop being a part of that problem, and explained what his company is doing to get water. The large energy developer is looking to use deep groundwater wells — ...

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EDITORIAL: Majority can’t take property rights in zeal to stop fracking

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America’s new oil boom promises peace and prosperity. More energy means more jobs, higher incomes and better-funded governments. Only a breach of civil liberties – only a plan for mob rule – threatens the potential. President Barack Obama flaunted the oil boom during his weekend address last Saturday as an example of this country’s promise under his reign. “For the ...

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Local company cites Lafayette’s fracking ban as reason to expand in Louisville

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A Boulder company that counts oil and gas operators among its customers and cited Lafayette’s ballot measure to prohibit fracking as a major reason behind its decision not to relocate to that city has opened a new office in Louisville. XetaWave, a maker of long-range radios and wireless technology platforms, began its expansion into a 17,000-square-foot building in the Colorado ...

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Proposed statewide ballot measure would give Colo. communities power to ban fracking

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A movement is underway to put a ballot measure before Colorado voters in November that would give local governments across the state the power to protect the health and safety of residents by banning or restricting oil and gas drilling and other industrial activities currently permitted by state law. The effort, which would be an amendment to the state constitution ...

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Broomfield fracking: Recount finds 5-year ban wins by 20 votes

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BROOMFIELD — A mandatory recount on the city’s anti-fracking measure confirmed that voters narrowly approved a five-year moratorium on the oil and gas drilling practice. But the future of the measure still hangs in the balance because of a lawsuit filed Tuesday by a pro-fracking group that alleges Broomfield did not correctly conduct the election. Meanwhile, on the same day ...

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Colorado county still waiting on oil boom

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CHEYENNE — It is quiet along the open Colorado plains that rest a few miles south of Laramie County’s border. In many locations, the single-lane dirt roads that cut across U.S. Highway 85 are the only man-made changes to the Earth that can be seen in any direction. But the tranquil setting is hardly representative of the vast transformations occurring ...

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Colorado officials propose rules that will cut industry air pollution

State health officials rolled out groundbreaking rules for the oil and gas industry Monday to address worsening air pollution, including a requirement that companies control emissions of the greenhouse gas methane, linked to climate change. The rules would force companies to capture 95 percent of all toxic pollutants and volatile organic compounds they emit. This would cut overall air pollution ...

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