Groups behind Colorado Prop. 112 want new governor and legislature to change oil and gas commission; soliciting public support for petition
Anti-oil and gas industry factions have already sprung out of the gates in 2019 by asking Colorado’s newly elected state legislature and its new governor-elect to reboot the mission of the state’s oil and gas regulator.

As it reads now, the mission of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) “is to foster the responsible development of Colorado's oil and gas natural resources.”

That mission statement has resulted in Colorado in September ranking as the fifth largest U.S. oil producer, while at the same time installing what is very likely the nation’s strongest set of oil and gas r...

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