Month: March 2014

Denver Business Journal: University of Colorado study suggests major job loss from proposed fracking ban

Mar 26, 2014, 9:07am MDT Updated: Mar 26, 2014, 3:59pm MDT By: Neil Westergaard and Heather Draper Denver Business Journal Fracking draws the ire of environmental activists, many of whom envision a world without the controversial process. But economists from the University of Colorado (CU) predict job losses of 93,000, and $12 billion in lost gross…

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Denver Post Energy and Environment: Coalition Back’s Colorado’s Regulatory Right – And Might

By Joan Melcher Sponsored by Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development | Posted March 10, 2014 What’s the best way to regulate the oil and gas industry in Colorado? That’s a question that many are asking right now. While activists advance two different initiatives allowing local governments to regulate or ban fracking of natural gas, a…

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150+ MAYORS, COMMISSIONERS, AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS SIGN LETTER OPPOSING PROPOSALS THAT WOULD CREATE “REGULATORY CHAOS” FOR OIL AND GAS

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2014 Contact: Peter Moore (pmoore@polsinelli.com) Rachel Nance (rnance@lrrlaw.com) 150+ MAYORS, COMMISSIONERS, AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS SIGN LETTER OPPOSING PROPOSALS THAT WOULD CREATE “REGULATORY CHAOS” FOR OIL AND GAS Bipartisan Letter: “Attempts to end Colorado’s statewide approach to energy regulation would invite more politics into our energy policy, at a time…

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Denver Post Guest Commentary: Oil and gas provides vital benefits to Colorado

By Sens. Lois Tochtrop and Mary  Hodge Guest Commentary Posted:   03/04/2014  03:19:02 PM MST Updated:   03/06/2014 10:40:57 AM MST Common sense is too often in short supply when it comes to the state  legislative process. As two long-time Democratic senators representing working  families, we’ve worked hard to keep the common sense flowing when…

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Denver Business Journal: New Colorado business group aims to counter anti-fracking movement

Mar 5, 2014, 6:14pm MST    By Cathy Proctor Denver Business Journal A new coalition of 43 business and civic groups along with dozens of businesses and individuals from across Colorado has been formed to advocate for the state’s oil and gas industry. The group is called Vital for Colorado. Its website is here. “We’re trying…

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VITAL FOR COLORADO TO RALLY BUSINESS, CIVIC LEADERS IN SUPPORT OF BALANCED STATEWIDE OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2014 Contact: Peter Moore (pmoore@polsinelli.com) Rachel Nance (rnance@lrrlaw.com) ‘VITAL FOR COLORADO’ TO RALLY BUSINESS, CIVIC LEADERS IN SUPPORT OF BALANCED STATEWIDE OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT VITAL CHAIRMAN: “It isn’t just oil and gas companies who will suffer if these attempts to hijack our state’s energy policy succeed. The entire economy…

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