March 2- While Colorado environmental groups work to put a ballot measure before voters this fall that could severely hobble the U.S. energy industry, Whiting Petroleum Corp is busy figuring out where in the state it can spend $10 billion over the next decade. The Denver- based company sees Colorado as key to its plan to sharply boost oil and natural gas production.
John Hickenlooper is touting the state's new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry _ but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights. The governor gathered environmentalists, state health officials and representatives of the oil and gas industry Tuesday to tout new air-quality controls.
NEW YORK, Nov 7- For environmentalists, votes this week to ban fracking in three Colorado cities may prove symbolic victories at best, as two decades of legal precedent suggests drillers can successfully contest the bans in court, experts say.
DENVER, Sept 20- Colorado farmers and ranchers are bracing for widespread damage to the agriculture industry, one of the state's leading economic engines, from deadly floodwaters that already have caused property losses estimated at nearly $2 billion.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- High-profile North Carolina Republicans are benefiting from a marked fundraising advantage over Democratic rivals entering the fall campaign's final days, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.
WETMORE, Colo.-- A wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people in and around a small southern Colorado town has damaged at least 14 homes, authorities said Wednesday. The 3 1/ 4- square-mile fire was burning near Wetmore, an unincorporated town in Custer County about 100 miles south of Denver.
DENVER-- Colorado's governor is hinting that he'll announce hundreds of new jobs in an economic development announcement Friday. John Hickenlooper planned a Denver event for the announcement.
OKLAHOMA CITY-- The governors of Oklahoma and Colorado say their effort to encourage manufacturers to produce compressed natural gas vehicles is gaining momentum. Mary Fallin and Colorado Gov. Fallin says dealerships representing Ford, Chrysler, General Motors and Honda have submitted more than 100 bids.