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We Do it Cleaner and Better

A recent op-ed by Rep. Matt Gray and former Mayor Pat Quinn, appearing in the Denver Post, praised the City of Broomfield’s collaborative stakeholder process that took place over the past year regarding development within their city borders. The process reflected the intent of 2016 state regulations that are now just being put into effect,… Read more »

A Look Back at the 2017 Legislative Session

By Jim Cole and Garin Vorthman, Colorado Legislative Services As we look back at the 2017 legislative session, it is important to consider both the societal and legislative pressures that guided this year’s bill-making season. The Dakota Access Pipeline Issue, the tragic events in Firestone and Mead, all put focus on the safety and regulation… Read more »

My Brother’s Keeper

My Brother’s Keeper By Carrie Jordan, President, DJ Basin Safety Council It happens on every job site at some point – the time crunch, the tasks that did not go as smoothly as was planned, the weather that did not cooperate, the scheduling conflicts or materials delivery that was delayed. When all of these inevitable… Read more »

To Our Friends and Colleagues During this Challenging Time

By Dan Haley, President & CEO, COGA Working in the oil and gas industry in Colorado has not been easy these past few years.  Rocky commodity markets, layoffs and activists who want to put us out of business have taken their toll on morale more times than some of us would like to admit.  Our… Read more »

Tell Me, Why Does COGA Sponsor a Cycling Team?

By Christina Delpone, Community Engagement & Administrative Coordinator Frankly, when I saw the proposal to sponsor a cycling team, I could not see a clear connection. I certainly did not foresee the benefits this sponsorship has afforded the association, its stakeholders, and myself. Being an organization of 11 staff members, it’s not surprising that we… Read more »