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Company linked to earthquakes found in compliance with regulations

After investigating speculations that an NGL Water Solutions DJ LLC wastewater well was linked to earthquakes near Greeley, the state of Colorado has cleared the oil and gas company of any violations of its permit from Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission or state regulations. In a BizWest article, NGL Senior Vice President Doug White said the company operates in ...

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Experts said low oil prices are creating economic uncertainty for Weld County in 2015

The economic outlook for Greeley and Weld County looks uncertain for 2015 thanks to fluctuating oil prices, experts said at the annual BizWest Economic Forecast event. Business leaders from across the region gathered Wednesday at the University of Northern Colorado’s University Center Ballroom to hear what is in store in the areas of real estate, agriculture, health care, transportation and ...

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Competing interests in conflict over details of Greeley students holding anti-fracking signs

A picture of a bus, its students and those students’ teacher caused an uproar among conservative bloggers and personalities late last week. The after-effects of those photos, showing those students holding anti-fracking signs outside of a Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force meeting Thursday in Greeley, are still being felt. About 20 Jefferson High School students attended that meeting Thursday. ...

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Greeley-Evans District 6 students, teacher under fire after school trip leads to protest

Greeley-Evans School District 6 leaders are questioning the judgment of staff and students at Jefferson High School after several students were photographed Thursday holding anti-fracking protest signs during a school-sponsored trip to a Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force meeting in Greeley. District 6 Board of Education member Steve Hall, who owns the oil and gas service company Trinity Energy ...

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Greeley meeting inconclusive for Oil and Gas task force

Questions about fracking’s effect on health remain unanswered after Thursday’s meeting of the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force in Greeley. Dr. Larry Wolk, director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, was among the committee’s 21 members, according to a recent Greeley Tribune article. To illustrate the complexity of the issue, Dr. Wolk laid out an assortment ...

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Rally draws more than 200 in support of oil and gas industry

Signs, stickers, cheers and speeches proclaiming the positive effects of the oil and gas industry in Weld County filled the Exhibition Hall at the Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley on Thursday. The “Thriving Together” rally brought more than 200 people together to listen to a series of speakers from Weld County commissioners to community and industry leaders speak about ...

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Governor’s drilling task force meeting in Greeley

GREELEY, Colo. — Gov. John Hickenlooper’s task force on oil and gas drilling is holding two days of meetings in Greeley, six weeks before it’s due to make recommendations. The task force is scheduled to hear from regulators, health officials and the public during meetings Thursday and Friday. Hickenlooper formed the panel in September to look for solutions to disputes ...

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Hickenlooper’s task force scheduled to meet in Greeley

Greeley will host meetings for Gov. Hickenlooper’s Oil and Gas Task Force Thursday and Friday, The Coloradoan reports. The 19-person task force will focus on how to most reasonably and effectively balance land use issues in a way that minimizes conflicts while protecting communities and allowing reasonable access to private mineral rights. Members include government officials, representatives from civic and ...

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