Industry Group Scoping Comments Regarding the Appropriate Scope of the Oil and Gas Reasonably Available Control Technology Stakeholder and Rulemaking Processes

The Colorado Petroleum Council (“CPC”), the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (“COGA”) and the Colorado Petroleum Association (“CPA”) (collectively, the “Industry Group”) appreciate the opportunity to offer supplemental scoping comments to the Air Pollution Control Division’s (“Division’s”) proposal to evaluate the Control Technique Guidelines (“CTGs”) published by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) in October 2016 and appropriate reasonably available control technology (“RACT”) requirements relevant to the oil and natural gas industry in the moderate ozone non-attainment classification a ... Read More »

Health Study Must be Scrutinized

 Statement from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association on Alleged Findings in CU School of Public Health Study:  “This is a very serious allegation. If you recall, Lisa McKenzie’s last major study in 2014 was disavowed by state health officials and in fact the state’s top health official went so far as to say the public could be “misled” by it. University researchers shouldn’t be in the game of scaring people just to secure additional funding. Still, public health is obviously of great concern to our industry and we will review her data immediately. We also look forward to the state’s review of the study.” *New* Stateme ...

Colorado Supreme Court Decision- Fort Collins Moratorium

Supreme Court Case No. 15SC668 C.A.R. 50 Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals7 Court of Appeals Case No. 14CA19918 Larimer County District Court Case No. 13CV313859 Gregory M. Lammons, Judge10 Petitioner:11 City of Fort Collins,12 v.13 Respondent:14 Colorado Oil and Gas Association.15 Order Affirmed16 en banc17 May 2, 201618 Read More »