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Misunderstood Weld County Regulations Protect All

December 16, 2016 The Weld County Board of Commissioners recently passed a new set of regulations, or rather, a new process for approval of an oil and natural gas drilling site within the County that allows nearby property owners more of a voice, protects surface owners, and eliminates bureaucratic government processes.  The Board did so [...]

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Why is Amendment 71 a good idea?

October 19, 2016 Relative to the rest of the country, it’s pretty easy to make changes to Colorado’s Constitution.  It should be hard. The purpose of the Constitution is to define policies, limitations and procedures for how our government should operate.  Once something is in the Constitution, it is very difficult to amend or repeal. [...]

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Don’t let Denver and Boulder Decide What’s Best for Weld County – Protect Our Constitution

October 13, 2016 The time has come for Weld County residents to raise our voices and defend our local economy. Injustice for Weld County Weld County is home to approximately 89% of Colorado’s oil and natural gas production.  Of the signatures that were validated by the Secretary of State on two anti-industry ballot initiatives, more [...]

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Methane in the water: what causes it, and is it a big deal?

July 13, 2016 Researchers at the University of Colorado recently released a study that examined more than 25 years’ worth of ground water testing in Colorado, seeking to determine the sources of methane in the ground water supplies.  Their findings clearly show that oil and gas development has little to no effect on the levels [...]

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Study: Initiative 78 eliminates 85% of Weld County land for oil and gas development

June 1, 2016 Colorado residents must be prepared to pay higher energy prices and wave goodbye to over a hundred thousand jobs.  That would be the case should the proposed ballot initiative 78 be approved by Colorado voters this November. A recent study by the Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR) analyzed the impact of [...]

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