Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

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Gov. Polis signs Democrats’ sweeping oil and gas bill into law, marking major shift in regulatory authority over drilling

Senate Bill 181 faced immense industry and Republican pushback as it cleared the Colorado legislature. Now begins a rulemaking process stemming from the measure that will mean further impacts on the industry.

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Polis administration pledges to move quickly on first oil and gas rules to ease industry concerns

In an interview, the state’s new chief oil and gas regulator, Jeff Robbins, says Senate Bill 181 landed in the “sweet spot”

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Colorado oil and gas overhaul tips power toward local government. How that power is used will vary widely.

Towns and cities along the I-25 corridor, where drilling is closest to suburban neighborhoods, likely will be first to test the waters

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The oil and gas bill is nearing final approval. Here’s a look at the concessions the industry won.

Democratic lawmakers in the House made a handful of changes to limit regulatory authority, but the industry advocates aren’t cheering yet

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What the landmark oil and gas bill really says — and its significance for Colorado

The measure would give local governments the ability to veto fracking and may give Anadarko Petroleum a monopoly when it comes to drilling rights on the Front Range