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To Governor Jared Polis

May 17, 2021 Colorado Governor’s Office c/o David Oppenheim Attn: Governor Jared S. Polis 200 E. Colfax, Rm. 136 Denver, CO 80203 Re: SB 200 Governor Polis: Please allow this letter to express our appreciation for your decision to come back to the negotiating table on SB 21-200. As a SB 21-200 coalition members, and

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“Climate Champion” Governor Announces He Will Veto Climate Change Bill SB-200

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2021 Contact: Joe Salazar 303.895.7044 joe@corising.org “Climate Champion” Governor Announces He Will Veto Climate Change Bill SB-200 Governor Jared Polis Fails to Deliver on His Renewables and Climate Campaign Promises DENVER, CO, April 29, 2021 – Governor Jared Polis announced to a conservative newspaper that he will veto SB- 200,

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Coloradans Endangered by State Pollution Control Manager’s “At All Costs” Permit Approvals

Coloradans Endangered by State Pollution Control Manager’s “At All Costs” Permit Approvals Colorado Rising Calls on Attorney General to Conduct Independent Investigation Into the Air Pollution Control Divison’s Unlawful Actions While Putting the Public at Risk for Years DENVER, CO, April 2nd, 2021 – In a complaint recently filed by whistleblowers to the U.S. Environmental

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Colorado Oil &Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Approves 2,000 Foot Setbacks

COGCC Loopholes Still Allow Oil and Gas Operators to Endanger Communities and Environment.   COGCC Loopholes Still Allow Oil and Gas Operators to Endanger Communities and Environment DENVER, CO, November 23, 2020 – Today, COGCC commissioners finalized a 2,000–foot setback rule for new oil and gas operations to be placed away from homes, schools, and

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Boulder County District Court Rules Against Longmont Fracking Ban

Boulder County District Court Rules Against Longmont Fracking Ban Community Will Continue to Fight. Appeal Imminent. DENVER, CO, November 2, 2020 – Today, the Boulder County District Court ruled against Longmont’s fracking ban. In 2012, Longmont voters overwhelmingly approved a charter amendment (Article XVI) to ban fracking within city limits. Soon after, the oil &

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Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Discusses Proposed 2,000 ft. Setback

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Discusses Proposed 2,000 ft. Setback Commission’s Final Vote Could Protect Communities from the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development DENVER, CO, September 14, 2020 –Last week, the COGCC Commission discussed the possibility of its final proposed rules requiring a 2,000-foot setback for oil and gas development from homes,

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Colorado Rising Responds to Extraction Oil and Gas Company’s Bankruptcy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2020 Contact: Rafael Espinoza 303-598-0209, rafael@corising.org   Colorado Rising Responds to Extraction Oil and Gas Company’s Bankruptcy Colorado Rising’s Litigation Efforts Continue to Halt Permit Applications, Keeping Oil and Gas in Check   DENVER, CO, June 15, 2020 – At midnight, Extraction Oil & Gas (XOG) filed for Chapter 11

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