Senate Bill 181

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2nd lawsuit challenging Colorado’s tough new oil and gas air pollution rules is tossed

Judge Martin Egelhoff cited the July 29 dismissal of Weld County’s lawsuit in his decision, finding that Garfield County also could not claim damages arising from a rule that applies to the entire oil and gas industry

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Garfield County is spending big to challenge Colorado’s new oil and gas regulations

Much of its resources seek to block regulators’ shift toward protecting public health, safety and welfare and the environment

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Colorado governor strikes deal on oil and gas measures, but advocates say it won’t end ballot wars

Key environmental leaders were not included in Gov. Jared Polis' agreement, and some are considering future ballot questions on oil and gas

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Cory Gardner calls for Republican attack ad invoking deadly 2017 Firestone explosion to be taken down

The ad, run by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, attacks former Gov. John Hickenlooper. Erin Martinez, who survived the blast, has called it “horrifying”

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Here’s who Gov. Polis just named to sit on the new, full-time panel regulating Colorado oil and gas

The 5-person Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will complete tasks outlined by Senate Bill 181, which sought to give local governments more control and prioritize the protection of public health, safety and the environment

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Colorado oil and gas regulators punt major rule changes until after their paid replacements are hired

The time crunch around creating rules under Senate Bill 181 is growing critical as numerous ballot initiatives to change the way oil and gas operates in Colorado still are in play

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Overhaul of Colorado oil and gas rules, stalled by coronavirus, gets going again — on Zoom

The volunteer Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission was supposed to finish the state's Senate Bill 181 oil and gas regulation overhaul before a new paid panel takes over. It’s not happening.

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Millions in oil, gas taxes may have been lost because Colorado regulators didn’t enforce reporting rules

A scathing audit -- which comes after Colorado tightened oil and gas regulations last year -- found the top drillers in the state failed to file thousands of production reports from 2016 to 2018