Hickenlooper forms task force to address oil, gas siting questions

08/11/2014
Colorado Gov. John W. Hickenlooper (D) announced that he has formed a task force to develop recommendations that would reduce land use conflicts when oil and gas facilities are located near homes, schools, businesses, and recreation areas. He also said he would ask the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission to dismiss litigation challenging the city of Longmont's ordinance banning hydraulic fracturing, and called on all parties to withdraw ballot initiatives on the topic. "The work of this task force will provide an alternative to ballot initiatives that, if successful, would have regulated the oil and gas industry through the rigidity of constitutional amendments and posed a...
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