fracking http://kvnf.org en Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot http://kvnf.org/post/hickenlooper-nixes-special-session-oil-and-gas-battle-moves-ballot Governor John Hickenlooper has formally pulled the plug on the possibility of a special legislation session to consider stricter rules for the oil and gas industry. Hickenlooper said there weren't enough stakeholders on board for a bipartisan solution.<p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:25:28 +0000 Bente Birkeland 28950 at http://kvnf.org Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot Seeing Driling, Fracking Up Close http://kvnf.org/post/seeing-driling-fracking-close <p class="p1">The word “fracking” has come to mean drilling in general for oil and gas-- and a major concern for communities and environmentalists in Colorado and elsewhere.In reality the process of hydraulic fracturing is a specialized procedure used to create cracks in shale deposits thousands of feet underground which in turn releases trapped natural gas. &#160;There are hundreds of fracked wells in Garfield County. Often you can see them from the highway. &#160;Recently Aspen Public Radio got a tour of a fracking operation run by WPX Energy near Parachute.<p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:01:01 +0000 Elise Thatcher 28554 at http://kvnf.org Sen. Udall Talks Climate Change, Coal, Fracking & Natural Disasters http://kvnf.org/post/sen-udall-talks-climate-change-coal-fracking-natural-disasters <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">U.S. Sen. Mark&nbsp;Udall&nbsp;(D-Colo.) was campaigning in Montrose at a voter meet-and-greet Tuesday.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 23:03:04 +0000 Laura Palmisano 28269 at http://kvnf.org Sen. Udall Talks Climate Change, Coal, Fracking & Natural Disasters Udall Campaigns On Western Slope, Talks Fracking http://kvnf.org/post/udall-campaigns-western-slope-talks-fracking <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Voters in Montrose met with U.S. Sen. Mark&nbsp;</span>Udall<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> (</span>D-Colo<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">.) at a campaign event Tuesday.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Laura Palmisano 28223 at http://kvnf.org Udall Campaigns On Western Slope, Talks Fracking As Special Election Looms, Loveland’s Fracking Moratorium Debate Heats Up http://kvnf.org/post/special-election-looms-loveland-s-fracking-moratorium-debate-heats Loveland voters will soon become the sixth Front Range community to weigh restrictions on hydraulic fracturing. The June 24, 2014 special election asks voters to decide whether to impose a two-year moratorium on fracking, the process of pumping sand, water and chemicals that are proprietary to oil companies into the ground to extract resources.<p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:33:28 +0000 Grace Hood 27884 at http://kvnf.org As Special Election Looms, Loveland’s Fracking Moratorium Debate Heats Up KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, December 12, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-december-12-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Private Gun Sales affected by New Background Check Law</li><li>US Fish &amp; Wildlife Says BLM Sage-Grouse Plan is Too Weak</li><li>Bross was First Luxury Hotel in Delta County</li><li>Pataognia CEO Defends Company's Stance on Fracking</li><li>Western Governors Launch Wildlife Mapping Project Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:43:49 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19745 at http://kvnf.org Colorado Oil And Gas Lawsuits Draw Critical Response http://kvnf.org/post/colorado-oil-and-gas-lawsuits-draw-critical-response 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. &#160;<p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:15:10 +0000 Bente Birkeland 19646 at http://kvnf.org Colorado Oil And Gas Lawsuits Draw Critical Response KVNF Regional Newscast: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-tuesday-december-10-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>CPW Researchers Conducting Backcountry Flyovers</li><li>Some Miners Near Ouray Helping with Accident Investigation</li><li>Future of Coal Uncertain as Tennessee Valley Authority Cuts Production</li><li>Three Colorado Cities Facing Lawsuits Over Fracking Bans</li><li>Historic Schoolhouse Spurred Modern Women's Club Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:28:03 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19638 at http://kvnf.org Post-Election, Oil And Gas Industry Steps Up Outreach http://kvnf.org/post/post-election-oil-and-gas-industry-steps-outreach Colorado’s Energy industry is continuing to make the case that hydraulic fracturing is safe and a critical part of the state’s economy.<p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 19:51:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 19052 at http://kvnf.org Post-Election, Oil And Gas Industry Steps Up Outreach KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, November 21, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-november-21-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>El Paso County Sheriff Disputes Statements about Black Forest Fire</li><li>Grand Junction Airport Launching its Own Probe into Fraud Allegations</li><li>Fate of Broomfield Fracking Moratorium Put on Hold</li><li>Debate over Greater Sage Grouse Continues in western Colorado</li><li>US Fish &amp; Wildlife Won't List Gunnison Prairie Dogs as Threatened/Endangered Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:29:41 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18883 at http://kvnf.org