For wildlife biologists, there’s nothing like winter for getting out and counting big game from the air. For Parks and Wildlife Researcher Chuck Anderson it’s also the time of the year to check on the intersection of mule deer and natural gas exploration on the Western Slope.
A dispute between rooftop solar advocacy groups and Xcel energy over net metering continues to heat up. Nearly 30,000 signatures were delivered to Xcel ’s downtown Denver headquarters Wednesday asking the utility to withdraw a proposal seeking to change the net metering process.
A drilling site near homes outside of Mead, Colo. in Aug. 2012.
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Colorado’s energy industry trade group is now involved on three fronts with lawsuits over voter approved fracking bans or moratoriums. The latest move involved the announcement of suits against Lafayette and Fort Collins.
The Colorado Oil & Gas Association took legal action Tuesday against voter approved measures that place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing in Lafayette and Fort Collins. While Lafayette anti-fracking group East Boulder County United was surprised by the move, it says it wasn’t unexpected.