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Colorado Division of Water Resources Seeks Public Input on Designating Yampa River as “Over-appropriated”

The Colorado Division of Water Resources announced the commencement of a public comment process today on a proposed plan to designate the main stem of the Yampa River in Northwest Colorado as “over-appropriated.” An over-appropriated stream system is one in which at some or all times of the year, the water supplies of a stream system are insufficient to satisfy all

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Unanimously Adopts SB 19-181 New Mission Change Rules, Alternative Location Analysis and Cumulative Impacts 

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 the 200-600 Series and then the 800,900 and 1200 Series started in October.

CO Geographic Naming Advisory Board Wraps First Meeting - Pending CO Renaming Requests Released

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 Geographic Names.  

Department of Natural Resources Announces Orientation Meeting of Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board

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 and certain public places in the State of Colorado and then making official recommendations to the Governor.