Colorado Oil And Gas
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state’s new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry – but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.
Two environmental groups want to help defend Longmont’s oil and gas regulations, which are stricter than new rules passed by state regulators this week.
Rep. Mike Coffman has introduced legislation to streamline the process for getting oil and gas drilling permits on leases of federal land.