Senate Bill 181
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 public health, safety and the environment
Colorado oil and gas regulators punt major rule changes until after their paid replacements are hiredBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Colorado can take a big step to reduce risk to the people and environment posed by oil and gasBy Nicole Johnston Opinion
Millions in oil, gas taxes may have been lost because Colorado regulators didn’t enforce reporting rulesBy Moe Clark Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Broomfield mayoral candidate’s arrest history — and other questions about his past — roil high-stakes raceBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards say
State and local agencies -- and more recently, Gov. Jared Polis -- prioritized conservation during years of public input and discussion. Now those objectives are in jeopardy.
Adams County becomes first to enact stricter local oil and gas regulations since passage of new state law
Commissioners adopt 1,000-foot residential setback rules, double the state’s mandate, in package of measures passed after 5 hours of public comment
The Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual Energy Summit this week in Denver shows the debate about Senate Bill 181’s tougher regulations is not over
Lobbying spending sets new record in Colorado, as interests shift to influence Democratic-controlled Capitol
Business interests, associations, nonprofits and other groups spent more than $36.4 million on lobbyists in fiscal year 2019 to influence Colorado lawmakers and government agencies
Activists are trying to reinstate Longmont’s fracking ban, arguing its now legal under new Colorado law
Colorado Rising and Our Longmont filed a motion in District Court seeking to reopen the case that led the courts to overturn Longmont's ban
Boulder County wants to enact tougher regulations. Weld County wants to make it easier to drill. And the state is scrambling to keep up.
All’s not well that Gov. Jared Polis was hoping would end well with wells and nobody's happy.
Some environmentalists and community activists have demanded the commission stop issuing permits until the new rules are complete