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The Western Local Governments Coalition or WLGC was designed to gather support for streamlining SB 181 rulemaking participation from western Colorado county and municipal leaders. KDNK's Lucas Turner reports.

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It was a win this week for Ursa Resources BMC A Pad in Battlement Mesa. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh has more. 

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The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission strengthened air quality standards last November for oil and gas operations on the Front Range. The Commission continues to seek public input on whether to apply these standards across the state. Those who plan to make a comment at the meeting must pre-register here. Written comments can be submitted at the state's website here or by visiting Wilderness Workshop here.

Oil and natural gas extraction is more dangerous than state officials and industry are willing to admit. For this week’s Sounds of the High Country, Dan Glick, founder of the Story Group in Boulder, talks to KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh about his recent exposé in High Country News of lax regulations and safety standards surrounding the industry in Colorado.

Sounds of the High Country: The Big Public Land Sell-Out?

Feb 23, 2018

 


Federal lands are not yet being transferred wholesale to states but Jonathan Thompson, contributing editor for High Country News, says oil and gas leasing is taking the public out of public lands. He spoke with KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh for this week’s Sounds of the High Country. Click here to read all of Thompson's story.