Proposed Methane Emission Standards Popular at Rifle AQC Meeting

Dec 14, 2019


More than half of a standing-room-only crowd at Tuesday’s state Air Quality Control Commission hearing in Rifle commented on proposed methane emissions restrictions for oil and gas operations in Colorado. Forty-six out of 60 comments favored the restrictions. Here’s more on what residents from across the Western Slope had to say.

Betsy Leonard of Battlement Mesa speaks to the state Air Quality Control Commission at a recent meeting, as seen from the screen in the back of Rifle City Council Chambers.
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