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Resource ID: #18347
Subject: Energy
Source: Westword (Denver)
Date: Oct. 4-10


Westword reports on drilling-related contamination in the Colorado, and examines complaints of local residents. Conflicts stem from starting more drilling projects on private, instead of public land now. Neighbors vie to protect their so-called "mineral rights" for gas underneath their land, reveals the newspaper. The story examines the overall trend of increasing natural-gas consumption, and points to an estimate that "there are at least tens of trillions of cubic feet of natural gas in the Grand Valley alone."

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