Final draft of proposed rulemaking: new setback specifically addresses schools
It’s been a little more than a month since a citizen-led proposal called Proposition 112 would have imposed a blanket 2,500-foot setback on just about all new oil and gas development on private and state land throughout Colorado. If the measure had passed, new drilling permits would have come to a screeching halt for about 90% of the state’s non-federal land after the November election.

But Colorado’s oil and gas regulator, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), has been working on a rulemaking involving the setbacks from school facilities, steadily moving a change through its rulemaking process.
What are the proposed changes?
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