Thursday Newscast, 3/16/17, 7:04 AM

Mar 16, 2017

Newscast for Thursday, March 16, 2017, 7:04 AM:

  • The Trump administration says it's rolling back an Obama administration rule requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, better known as fracking. The administration said in court papers filed Wednesday that it is withdrawing from a lawsuit challenging the Obama era rule and will begin a new rule-making process later this year.
  • The Colorado Smelter Super Fund site in south Pueblo is second on the Environmental Protection Agency’s priority list. 91.5 KRCC’s Shanna Lewis reports that the high ranking will help with funding for clean up...