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New Measure Would Put Most of Colorado Off Limits to Wells

A proposal to require new oil and gas wells to be at least 2,500 feet from homes and schools in Colorado would leave 90 percent of the state off-limits to future drilling, regulators said Friday. The Colorado Oil and Gas …

Federal Judge in Wyoming Delays New Federal Fracking Rules

New U.S. fracking safety rules set to take effect Wednesday were put on hold by a Wyoming federal judge who said he needed more evidence to decide whether to block them as requested by drillers and four western states. Before …