Thursday Newscast, 9/21/17, 5:32pm

Sep 21, 2017

Newscast for Thursday, September 21, 2017, 5:32pm:

  • Colorado Springs Utilities is researching the possibility of closing its Martin Drake Power Plant sooner than a previously established 2035 deadline. As 91.5 KRCC's Jake Brownell reports, early results from a new survey suggest public support for such a move...
  • Colorado regulators are starting work on new rules for thousands of pipelines that crisscross oil and gas fields.  The sessions come after a fatal home explosion earlier this year, blamed on a gas leak.  A public hearing is scheduled for December, and regulators could vote on the rules after that.