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City of Longmont Responds to Declaratory Action to Reinstate Fracking Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** City of Longmont Responds to Declaratory Action to Reinstate Fracking Ban City admits many of the allegations in the Complaint LONGMONT, CO – Today, the City of Longmont responded to Our Longmont’s and Food & Water Watch’s declaratory judgment action asking

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Oil and Gas Ballot Initiatives Clear First Title Board Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***NEWS ALERT*** Oil and Gas Ballot Initiatives Clear First Title Board Hearing Signature Gathering Should Begin By Early Spring DENVER, CO – Today, February 19, 2020, the six proposed sets of language to better protect Coloradans from the harms of oil and gas

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Colorado Rising Notifies COGCC Of Possible Legal Action For Failed Penalty Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Notifies COGCC Of Possible Legal Action For Failed Penalty Enforcement Oil and Gas Severance Tax Violations Should and Can Be Enforced DENVER, CO – Yesterday, February 6th, 2020, Colorado Rising for Communities, the sister organization to Colorado Rising, sent

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Oil and Gas Ballot Initiatives Clear First Title Board Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***NEWS ALERT*** Oil and Gas Ballot Initiatives Clear First Title Board Hearing Signature Gathering Should Begin By Early Spring DENVER, CO – Yesterday, February 5, 2020, the six proposed sets of ballot initiative language to better regulate oil and gas extraction in Colorado

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Colorado Rising Files Complaint with COGCC Over Oil and Gas Severance Tax Reporting Failure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Files Complaint with COGCC Over Oil and Gas Severance Tax Reporting Failure DENVER, CO – Today, February 4, 2020, Colorado Rising for Communities, the sister organization to Colorado Rising, submitted a complaint with the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation

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Colorado Rising Files Declaratory Action in Longmont Fracking Ban Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com Adam Carlesco, Food & Water Watch, 202-683-4925, acarlesco@fwwatch.org   ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Files Declaratory Action in Longmont Fracking Ban Lawsuit Declaratory action asks Colorado courts to hold that Longmont’s fracking ban is no longer out of compliance with state law with the

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Colorado Rising Submits Statewide Ballot Initiatives to Protect Coloradans from Fracking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7, 2020 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Submits Statewide Ballot Initiatives to Protect Coloradans from Fracking DENVER, CO – Today, January 7th, 2020, Colorado Rising, the citizen group behind Proposition 112, submitted language for six proposed ballot initiatives to the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. 2500

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Greeley Mother Sends Open Letter to Governor Polis After Benzene Exposure at Local School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2019 Contacts: Patricia Nelson, 337-532-0135, patricia3nelson@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Greeley Mother Sends Open Letter to Governor Polis After Benzene Exposure at Local School Demands Shut Down of Oil and Gas Operations 1,200 ft away GREELEY, COLORADO — Today, Greeley mother, Patricia Nelson, sent an open letter to Governor Polis and the

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Colorado Rising Response to Elevated Benzene at Bella Romero Academy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2019 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Response to Elevated Benzene at Bella Romero Academy GREELEY, COLORADO — Today, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission sent a press release notifying the public that “The state’s air

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Colorado Rising Takes Aggressive Litigation Stance Against Extraction Oil and Gas (XOG) and COGCC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2019 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Takes Aggressive Litigation Stance Against Extraction Oil and Gas (XOG) and COGCC DENVER, COLORADO — Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. withdrew its COGCC applications for spacing and forced pooling permits for a well on the Livingston pad in Broomfield

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