New attack ad from oil and gas industry ally blasts Gov. Jared Polis and Democrats for “junk science”John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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
A Democratic group topped the list, but majority of top corporate and nonprofit donors were energy interests
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
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
Emotional video from Proposition 112 backers features brother of man killed in Firestone explosion. The oil and gas industry says the two are unrelated.
The ad injects a new level of emotion into the battle over Proposition 112
Oil and gas companies dominate the corporate spending and they are focused on two major ballot questions involving drilling.
The two candidates are presenting different visions and staking out contrasting positions on the major issues.
A look at the claims in TV ads about oil and gas setbacks and transportation spending