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Statement on Boulder County’s 9-Month Emergency Moratorium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2019 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster, Colorado Rising, (757) 870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com Statement on Boulder County’s 9-Month Emergency Moratorium DENVER — On Friday, June 28th, the Boulder County Commissioners voted to enacted a 9-month emergency moratorium on new oil and gas development and seismic testing in the county. Anne Lee Foster, Communications

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Response to COGCC Director’s Statement Regarding Pausing Oil & Gas Permits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2019 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster, Colorado Rising, (757) 870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com Response to COGCC Director’s Statement Regarding Pausing Oil & Gas Permits DENVER — On Monday, May 21st, the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission held its first public hearing since the new Commissioners were appointed by Governor Jared Polis. COGCC

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Colorado Rising, WildEarth Guardians, and Local Environmental Community Groups Notify Polis Administration of Necessity to Halt Oil and Gas Permitting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2019 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster, Colorado Rising, (757) 870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com Jeremy Nichols, WildEarth Guardians, (303) 437-7663, jnichols@wildearthguardians.org Colorado Rising, WildEarth Guardians, and Local Environmental Community Groups Notify Polis Administration of Necessity to Halt Oil and Gas Permitting Public Health and Safety First: Groups Say New Law Requires A Pause In

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Colorado Rising Statement on Polis Signing SB-181

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2019 Contact: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Statement on Polis Signing SB-181 DENVER — On Tuesday, April 16th at 3:30 pm the Governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, will sign SB-181 into law. Anne Lee Foster, Communications Director of Colorado Rising, the grassroots, citizen group behind Prop

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Colorado Rising Statement on SB-181 Passing Out of Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2019 Contact: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Statement on SB-181 Passing Out of Senate DENVER — On Wednesday, April 3rd the Colorado Senate passed SB-181 with the House’s amendments. Now it awaits Governor Polis’ signature to become law. Anne Lee Foster, Communications Director of Colorado Rising,

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Colorado Rising Statement on SB-181 with Amendments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2019 Contact: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Colorado Rising Statement on SB-181 with Amendments DENVER — On Thursday, March 28th, the Colorado House of Representatives amended and passed SB-181 to better regulate the oil and gas industry in Colorado. Anne Lee Foster, Communications Director of Colorado Rising, the

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SB-181 Passes Out of the Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019 Contacts: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com Joe Salazar: 303-895-7044, jas@salazarlaw.net ***NEWS ALERT*** SB-181 Passes Out of the Senate Anne Lee Foster, Communications Director for Colorado Rising, the grassroots, citizen group behind Prop 112 said “We maintain our neutrality on the bill, but are concerned that the amendments added last

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Oil and Gas Impacted Citizens Available for Interview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019 Contact: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***NEWS ALERT*** Oil and Gas Impacted Citizens Available for Interview Making the Case for Reform DENVER – Today, Governor Jared Polis will hold a press conference at 1 pm to introduce the omnibus oil and gas reform bill. This bill has not been

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Judge hands win to Colorado Rising on behalf of Broomfield’s Wildgrass Residents in TRO Hearing for the Forced Pooling Suit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2019 Press Contact: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***PRESS RELEASE*** Judge hands win to Colorado Rising on behalf of Broomfield’s Wildgrass Residents in TRO Hearing for the Forced Pooling Suit DENVER – Today, Colorado Rising, the grassroots citizen group behind Prop 112, and the residents of the Wildgrass neighborhood in

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Temp. Restraining Order Hearing in Forced Pooling Case Continued Tomorrow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2019 Contact: Anne Lee Foster: 757-870-5102, anneleefoster@gmail.com ***NEWS ALERT*** Temp. Restraining Order Hearing in Forced Pooling Case Continued Tomorrow Community Awaits Pivotal Decision DENVER – On Tuesday, February 12th at 11:00 am, the hearing for Colorado Rising, the grassroots, citizen group behind the Prop 112 effort, and the Wildgrass community’s

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