Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

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Oil rigs may draw protests, but Colorado’s pipelines could get pinched by Democratic lawmakers

Comments by Colorado House Speaker KC Becker confirm that oil and gas companies, pleased after voters killed setback rule, will be in crosshairs of Democratic majority

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Environmentalists are demanding aggressive action on climate change. How far will Colorado Democrats go?

The political right in Colorado says the defeat of 2,500-foot setback measure signals the state is OK with the status quo for oil and gas

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Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells to 1,000 feet following Proposition 112’s failure

The Colorado Petroleum Council supported the new rule, calling it a compromise produced by cooperation

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Colorado regulators mull new rules increasing buffer zones for oil, gas drilling near schools

The hearing will be held just six weeks after Colorado voters defeated a measure that would have required a buffer zone of 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and vulnerable areas

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Superior weighs drilling moratorium, open space purchase to stop U.K. company’s Rocky Flats plan

Superior enlists expertise of Broomfield to fight Highlands Natural Resources' plan for 31 wells originating from the corner of Colorado 128 and McCaslin Boulevard

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Proposition 112 fails, but big vote total signals oil and gas setbacks will be headed to the Colorado capitol

Industry spent $40 million fighting the measure and is reluctant to face a rematch in 2020

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Crestone’s plans for oil and gas drilling on Boulder County open space could be delayed for years after state stops hearings

The delay, attributed to a lawsuit filed by Boulder County, could postpone drilling on the property near Erie for years while the case is pending in court

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Boulder County fights with finesse — and an all-out assault — to stop drilling on public open space

History, common law, suggest Crestone, North 8 have the right to frack on land owned by Boulder County or covered by conservation easements