Over 100 businesses on the Western Slope wrote Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper today, asking that he stop devoting state resources to study Aaron Million’s embattled Flaming Gorge pipeline proposal.
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As oil and gas rigs creep closer to Colorado neighborhoods, it still isn’t clear whether local governments can regulate the industry on their own or if they must solely stick to the state’s rules.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s intervention in the debate over whether the state or local jurisdictions should regulate oil and gas drilling is rankling environmentalists who, two days earlier, called him out for making misleading statements on groundwater contamination.
Gov. Bill Ritter Tuesday announced an agreement to end the dispute between two commercial rafting outfitters and a private landowner along Colorado’s Taylor River that prompted a heated legislative battle this past session.
Gov. Bill Ritter Wednesday announced the formation of a Colorado Department of Natural Resources task force to tackle “complex legal, regulatory and policy issues” surrounding carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) in the state.
The 12-member Carbon Capture and Sequestration…