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Demand For Criminal Investigation or Transparent Independent Investigation

Colorado Attorney General Philip J. Weiser Office of the Colorado Attorney General Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center 1300 Broadway, 10th Floor Denver, CO 80203 Re: Demand for criminal investigation or transparent independent investigation Dear Attorney General Weiser: As you are aware, a disturbing story was reported in the news on March 30, 2021, related

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Colorado Oil &Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Approves 2,000 Foot Setbacks

Colorado Oil &Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Approves 2,000 Foot Setbacks COGCC Loopholes Still Allow Oil and Gas Operators to Endanger Communities and Environment DENVER, CO, November 23, 2020 – Today, COGCC commissioners finalized a 2,000–foot setback rule for new oil and gas operations to be placed away from homes, schools, and other protected areas. The

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Boulder County District Court Rules Against Longmont Fracking Ban

Boulder County District Court Rules Against Longmont Fracking Ban Community Will Continue to Fight. Appeal Imminent. DENVER, CO, November 2, 2020 – Today, the Boulder County District Court ruled against Longmont’s fracking ban. In 2012, Longmont voters overwhelmingly approved a charter amendment (Article XVI) to ban fracking within city limits. Soon after, the oil &

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Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Discusses Proposed 2,000 ft. Setback

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Discusses Proposed 2,000 ft. Setback Commission’s Final Vote Could Protect Communities from the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development DENVER, CO, September 14, 2020 –Last week, the COGCC Commission discussed the possibility of its final proposed rules requiring a 2,000-foot setback for oil and gas development from homes,

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Opinion: Oil and gas bankruptcies are problematic for Colorado taxpayers

In the early morning hours of June 15, 2020, Extraction Oil and Gas, Inc. filed its long-awaited bankruptcy in federal district court. I say “long-awaited” because my organization has been litigating cases against Extraction since January 2019, and we have raised numerous concerns about the financial viability of the company in front of the Colorado

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