Colorado's energy bill allows COGCC director to delay permits under these conditions
On May 16, 2019, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Director Jeff Robbins published updates to a list of conditions called the "Director’s Objective Criteria."

The Director’s Objective Criteria inform the director as to what conditions should be considered a “flag” to potentially delay an oil and gas permit application for further study or review as allowed by Colorado’s new energy law SB 19-181.

Pursuant to SB 19-181, the Director may “delay the final determination regarding a permit application” if the Director determines, “pursuant to objective criteria … that the permit requires additional analysis to ensure the protection of pu...

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