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STATEMENT: LOGIC finds Martinez appeal decision disappointing after over 1,500 impacted Coloradans, local elected officials, and state legislators ask the state not to appeal the case.

Governor Hickenlooper should direct the COGCC to withdraw its appeal. On Tuesday, the League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans delivered letters from concerned Coloradans, local elected officials, and state legislators asking the Governor not to appeal the Martinez v. … Read More

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Political fallout of deadly Firestone explosion turns up heat on Hickenlooper

Colorado Front Range cities and counties, 13 state lawmakers and 1,539 residents on Tuesday blitzed Gov. John Hickenlooper with letters urging him to accept an appeals court ruling requiring state protection of public safety, health and the environment as a … Read More

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PRESS RELEASE: Thousands of Coloradans, state legislators and local elected ask the Governor not to appeal the Martinez v. COGCC Ruling

(Denver, CO) The League of Oil and Gas Impacted Coloradans or LOGIC delivered three letters to Governor Hickenlooper asking him not to appeal the Martinez v. COGCC case. More than 1,500 impacted Coloradans, 39 local elected officials and community leaders, … Read More

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Adams County residents sound off on more proposed oil and gas wells

THORNTON — A new wave of oil and gas wells proposed for the northern suburbs — around 70 at three sites close to neighborhoods in and around Thornton — brought out more than 200 residents to a public meeting Thursday … Read More

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Broomfield City Council tables decision on short-term fracking moratorium

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The Broomfield City Council voted early Wednesday morning to table discussion on a short-term fracking moratorium until February. More than 500 people spilled into jury rooms, the basement and even out the door Tuesday night to weigh … Read More

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Broomfield postpones decision on oil, gas moratorium

Some Broomfield city council members saw the 5-month oil and gas moratorium as a hammer in their tool box that they could use only once — after that, negotiations with Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. could be more focused on … Read More

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Greeley residents sue state oil and gas commission over neighborhood drilling rules

A group of homeowners in Greeley filed a lawsuit this morning in Denver District Court against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), alleging that the state agency ignored its own rules in approving a 24-well site in their … Read More

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State Sued Over Neighborhood Drilling Rules

A neighborhood group in Greeley, working with University of Denver’s Environmental Law Clinic, has filed a lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission alleging that the state agency is not following its own regulations to protect neighborhoods. “The … Read More

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Site work begins on controversial west Greeley oil, gas well

Drilling is about to begin on the Triple Creek oil and gas well site in west Greeley, and neighbors still are unhappy. At this point, however, there is little they can do but watch — and they will. Residents have … Read More

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Greeley neighbors worry about incoming oil and gas project

GREELEY – A large neighborhood in Greeley is getting a very large new neighbor. Extraction Oil and Gas received approval from the city and the state to build 22 oil and gas wells in the neighborhood’s backyard. It’s the first … Read More

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