High court reverses appeals court on view of COGCC permitting priorities
On Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its decision on the high-profile case brought to the state judicial system by a group of youth petitioners who sought to stop oil companies from being given drilling permits unless the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission and the drilling applicants could ensure that the full effects of the permitted oil and gas activity would bring zero-effect to the climate and environment.

COGCC v. Martinez Colorado Supreme Court - photo: Oil & Gas 360

Decision of the Colorado Supreme Court
Here is how today’s high court decision reads:

“We now conclude, contrary to the division majority below, that the Commis...


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