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Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Unanimously Adopts SB 19-181 New Mission Change Rules, Alternative Location Analysis and Cumulative Impacts
Monday, November 23, 2020
The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) announced today it has completed the rulemaking hearings addressing Mission Change, Alternative Location Analysis, Cumulative Impacts, and Compensatory Mitigation for Wildlife, as required by SB 19-181. The hearings began Aug. 24, addressed
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today a new initiative to increase public safety around low head dams which have caused a number of accidents and fatalities on Colorado rivers in recent years.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board (Board) wrapped up its orientation meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020. After a round of introductions the board heard welcoming remarks from Governor Polis, discussed board procedures and policies, and received a briefing from the U.S. Board of
Department of Natural Resources Announces Orientation Meeting of Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Colorado Department of Natural Resources is holding the first orientation meeting of the Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board (Board). The Board was established by Governor Jared Polis to evaluate proposals concerning name changes, new names, and name controversies of geographic features