Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA)


Mon February 27, 2012

Conservationists, Governor Spar over Colorado Fracking Ad

More than a dozen Colorado conservation groups are blasting Governor John Hickenlooper for touting the state’s oil and gas regulations in a radio ad sponsored by an industry trade group.  KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports the groups sent a letter to the Democrat Monday taking issue with one part of the ad in particular.


Mon January 23, 2012

State Has Backlog Of Air Pollution Permits For Oil & Gas

The brown cloud covering highly populated parts of the Front Range is the visible part of air pollution, but unseen ozone is most dangerous to health.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

Colorado’s oil and gas boom combined with a cash-strapped state government has caused a backlog of 1,800 pending air pollution control permits for oil and gas equipment.

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Wed January 18, 2012

Fracking: El Paso County the Latest to Recieve Attorney General Warning

Consider this your daily dose of fracking, just without the fluids. Pardon the poor taste in puns, but the process, short for "hydraulic fracturing", seems to be in the news just about once an hour these days and today is no exception.

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Tue January 3, 2012

Arapahoe County Scraps Proposed Oil and Gas Regs

KUNC file photo

Arapahoe County commissioners have voted down proposed, tougher regulations governing oil and gas drilling.  The county south of Denver had been the latest local government to consider tightening its laws as drilling has begun to boom in populated areas along the Front Range.

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Tue December 13, 2011

Colorado Regulators Approve Fracking Disclosure Rule

KUNC file photo

Colorado regulators have adopted a new rule requiring oil and gas companies to make public the chemicals they use for hydraulically fracturing wells in the state; a move that followed a lengthy set of meetings and negotiations between the industry and conservation groups.

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