KVNF Regional Newscast: January 8, 2021

Jan 8, 2021
  • Wilderness Workshop leads conservation groups blocking 53 fracking leases in the Piceance Basin
  • Animas River sees lowest flow in recorded history as southwest remains in exceptional drought
  • Scott Franz reports state lawmakers are feeling on edge as they prepare to return to work in Denver
  • The state has overhauled oil & gas rules, giving local communities more authority to regulate the industry, but as Maeve Conran of KGNU reports, 2 Front Range counties have radically different ideas of what local control means

Amanda Harper at her home on the border of Weld and Boulder Counties
Credit Maeve Conran / KGNU