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Massive 26-Well Neighborhood Fracking Proposal in Loveland

Contacts: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lauren Petrie March 8, 2022 720.663.0735 lauren@corising.org MEDIA ALERT Residents Gather to Say “No” to Massive 26-Well Neighborhood Fracking Proposal in Loveland Residents feel betrayed by Troy McWhinney’s plan to frack peaceful Centerra neighborhood. WHO: Loveland Fracking Concerns made up of concerned Loveland residents, and Colorado Rising team up to oppose

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Loveland Residents Not In Love With Neighborhood Fracking Proposal

Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lauren Petrie February 15, 2022 720-663-0735 lauren@corising.org Loveland Residents Not In Love With Neighborhood Fracking Proposal Residents feel betrayed by Troy McWhinney’s plan to frack peaceful Centerra neighborhood Loveland, CO – Residents in Loveland are feeling more heartbreak than love for neighbor Troy WcWhinney, a real estate mogul and entrepreneur, who

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‘Code Red’ Rally Calls Out Western Energy Alliance

‘Code Red’ Rally  Calls Out Western Energy Alliance and Oil & Gas Industry for Years of Lies Protest highlights damaging misinformation to deceive the public while knowingly destroying the climate DENVER, CO, November 8, 2021 – This past Saturday, concerned community members from across the Front Range gathered outside the Hyatt Regency to protest Western

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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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Colorado Rising Appoints Interim Director of Communications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28, 2020 Contact: Rafael Espinoza 303-598-0209, rafael@corising.org Colorado Rising Appoints Interim Director of Communications Marine and Media Veteran to expand outreach and awareness efforts for Colorado Rising. DENVER, CO, April 28, 2020 – Rafael Espinoza has been named Interim Director of Communications and Marketing for Colorado Rising, a Colorado-based non-profit whose

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