Governor Meets With Petroleum Institute President On Oil & Gas RegulationsCollaboration and negotiation allowed Colorado to draw up oil and gas regulations that protect the public and the environment while encouraging a lucrative state industry, the governor and the president of an industry group say.
EPA Hears Widely Different Views On Methane Emission ThreatOver-regulating methane emissions could discourage the use of environment-friendly natural gas, an energy industry representative told the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday.
Colorado Already Has Methane Curbs Tougher Than ProposalStrict limits on methane emissions passed a year ago in Colorado mean the state's energy producers will not be affected by the federal government's new plan to crack down on the powerful greenhouse gas.
Colorado Panel OKs New Oil & Gas Drilling RulesState health officials approved a sweeping plan Sunday to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling, including the nation's first statewide limit on methane emissions.
Colorado Proposes Oil, Gas Air-Quality CrackdownUnder pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards.