Tag Archives: Noble Energy

WildEarth Guardians sue O&G over AQ violations

February 19, 2019

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WildEarth Guardians to file suit against oil and gas industry for extensive clean air violations along Colorado’s Front Range Companies illegally fracking without permits, fueling Denver region’s smog pollution, endangering public health Denver — WildEarth Guardians today put seven oil and gas companies on notice that it intends to file suit over extensive clean air […]

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Prop 112: The Debates

October 11, 2018

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September 21 CPT12 aired a debate on Proposition 112 which would increase the setback minimums for oil and gas wells in Colorado. Representing the proponents is Heidi Russ Henkel, Colorado Rising volunteer, and Dan Haley, President of the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA), represents the opponents. Click here to view the 30-minute debate. October […]

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Bloody but unbowed Initiative 97 rages on

August 2, 2018

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*Updated August 3 with links to stories on KDNK and KGNU below As the August 6 deadline for signatures looms over Initiative 97, the more than 550 volunteers are gearing up for a final statewide effort this weekend. Meanwhile the oil & gas industry has pulled out all their dirty tricks to stop to them. […]

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Oil and gas industry group linked to Initiative 97 harassment

July 26, 2018

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At a press conference today at the State Capitol supporters of Initiative 97, which favors 2500-foot setbacks for new oil & gas facilities, vowed to fight on as they contend with their own setbacks. Colorado Rising organizers called the presser to unpack the breaking news that Direct Action Partners, one of the six companies hired […]

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Oil & gas industry pumps money into property rights initiatives

May 29, 2018

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Petitions are currently circulating for Initiative 97 in favor of a 2500-foot setback requirement for oil & gas drilling. But that’s not the only petition in need of signatures. Two dozen initiatives have been approved for circulation. Several are backed by the state’s oil & gas industry. Protect Colorado was founded in 2014, to fight […]

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Vote “No” on Amendment 71

September 28, 2016

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Be The Change releases ‘Fact Sheet’ in opposition to Amendment 71 Amendment 71:  The corporately-financed initiative designed to eliminate the citizen’s right to initiative. Probably the most important historical fact we should recognize when discussing Amendment 71, dubbed Raise the Bar by its corporate sponsors, is that the people’s right to the initiative, or citizen […]

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Building a People’s Movement

August 11, 2014

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Disillusionment and the Building of a Peoples’ Movement A statement by Cliff Willmeng* and Colorado Community Rights Network After launching nine ballot initiatives and hosting backroom negotiations with Anadarko Petroleum and Governor Hickenlooper, US Congressman Polis and the PR firm representing him settled on two proposed state amendments to advance onto the 2014 ballot. The […]

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Noble Energy trashes Cache La Poudre

July 8, 2014

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and the COGCC let it happen … Guest post by Lee Buchsbaum, Fractivist.org On June 20, Colorado’s Cache La Poudre River—a National Heritage Area, and home to the state’s only naturally self-sustaining wild trout population—was contaminated by more than 7,500 gallons of crude oil, hazardous liquid waste, produced water and other fracking industry chemicals after […]

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Groups oppose Hickenlooper’s local control legislation

June 8, 2014

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Update June 10: Hickenlooper pushes oil and gas compromise bill, says “both sides are furious” Governor’s office drafts bill on drilling issue that could trigger special legislative session DENVER – The Colorado governor’s office confirmed Friday it has drafted a bill that officials hope will be a compromise that would keep the issue of local control […]

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CRED’s fake news

April 11, 2014

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You remember CRED, the oil & gas industry’s shiny new PR campaign that suffered an ill-timed launch in the midst a 500-year flood event. Well they didn’t let a few flooded well pads and floating condensation tanks stand in their way. They’ve got spunk – and all sorts of tricks up their sleeves according to […]

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