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Tag Archives: matt lepore

Spotlight on the COGCC: Who are they, what’s their mission and where is their voice?

You’ve probably heard lately about the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, commonly called the COGCC. That’s Colorado’s governor-appointed panel tasked with regulating the state’s […]...

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June 1, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Greeley residents sue state oil and gas commission over neighborhood drilling rules

A group of homeowners in Greeley filed a lawsuit this morning in Denver District Court against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), alleging […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

FRACTURED: Part V, Trouble in Triple Creek

Over the past decade, Colorado has grappled with how to balance the enormous economic value of oil and gas production, including tax revenues and jobs, […]...

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November 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Horrible oil and gas inspector snafu in California presents Colorado with cautionary tale

News this week from California dovetails with news from Colorado to send a chill down the spines of water watchers across the state. As the […]...

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February 3, 2015 Just In

Flood conditions overwhelm state oil-and-gas regulators

Intact oil and gas wells are alike. Damaged oil and gas wells are each damaged in their own way. Weld County, Colorado, is host to […]...

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September 17, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, is among the work for which she is being honored this week by the ACLU of […]

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