PRESS RELEASES


November 23, 2020

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

COGCC Loopholes Still Allow Oil and Gas Operators to Endanger Communities and Environment.

November 2, 2020

BOULDER COUNTY DISTRICT COURT RULES AGAINST LONGMONT FRACKING BAN

COMMUNITY WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT.  APPEAL IMMINENT.

September 14, 2020

COLORADO OIL AND GAS COMMISSION (COGCC) DISCUSSES PROPOSED 2,000 FT. SETBACK

Commission’s Final Vote Could Protect Communities from the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development

June 15, 2020

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.

April 28, 2020

COLORADO RISING APPOINTS INTERIM DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Marine and Media Veteran to expand outreach and awareness efforts for Colorado Rising.

March 3, 2020

COLORADO OIL AND GAS ASSOCIATION RESPONDS TO DECLARATORY ACTION TO REINSTATE FRACKING BAN

Industry can’t get their story straight on what the law allows

February 28, 2020

CITY OF LONGMONT RESPONDS TO DECLARATORY ACTION TO REINSTATE FRACKING BAN

City admits many of the allegations in the Complaint

February 19, 2020

OIL AND GAS BALLOT INITIATIVES CLEAR FIRST TITLE BOARD HEARING

Signature Gathering Should Begin By Early Spring

February 6, 2020

OIL AND GAS BALLOT INITIATIVES CLEAR FIRST TITLE BOARD HEARING

Signature Gathering Should Begin By Early Spring

January 15, 2020

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 passage of SB 19-181

October 9, 2019

COLORADO RISING FILES COMPLAINT TO HALT OIL & GAS PERMITTING IN COLORADO

COGCC VIOLATING DUE PROCESS IN PERMITTING OF NEW WELLS

August 23, 2019

JUDGE REOPENS CASE INVOLVING CITY OF LONGMONT’S BAN ON FRACKING ACTIVITIES

Local control granted by SB 19-181 allows the 2012 voter-enacted law to stand

 


August 14, 2019

LONGMONT RESIDENTS MOVE TO LIFT COURT INJUNCTION ON OIL & GAS BAN

Local control granted by SB 19-181 allows the 2012 voter-enacted law to stand

August 7, 2019

COGCC MOVES TO APPEAL STANDING IN BELLA ROMERO COURT DECISION

Attempt to Block Injured Children from the Courts Echoes Pre-SB-181 Attacks on Health & Safety

 


July 31, 2019

OIL & GAS FIRE KILLS ONE IN WINDSOR

Same Day as Colorado Residents Call for a Halt on Permitting Until Protection of Health and Safety can be Proven

 


May 13, 2019

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 Fracking During Rule Making

February 28, 2019

OIL AND GAS IMPACTED CITIZENS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW

Making the Case for Reform

 


November 1, 2018

ROCKY FLATS AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN ARSENAL UNDER THREAT OF FRACKING

APPLICATIONS ARE UNDERWAY FOR APPROVAL TO DRILL BOTH NUCLEAR WASTE SITES

 


October 31, 2018

ERIE CO FAMILY SHARES STORIES OF HIGHLY ELEVATED BENZENE LEVELS REDUCED AFTER LIVING AWAY FROM FRACKING SITES

CO PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OFFERING FREE BLOOD TEST FOR FAMILIES LIVING NEAR OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS TO DETECT BENZENE POISONING

October 29, 2018

LEAKED REPORT CONFIRMS INDUSTRY IS INFLATING ECONOMIC CLAIMS AGAINST 112

NEW INFORMATION SHOWS MINERAL DEPOSITS WOULD REMAIN ACCESSIBLE, CHALLENGING INDUSTRY CLAIMS

October 29, 2018

COLORADANS CALL ON COGCC TO HALT PERMITTING OF NEW OIL AND GAS WELLS BEFORE ELECTION – LET THE VOTERS DECIDE

LEAKED EMAILS RAISE QUESTIONS ABOUT FAIRNESS IN THE COGCC PUBLIC COMMENT PROCESS AS SUPPORT FOR PROP 112 GAINS MOMENTUM

October 27, 2018

ANOTHER OIL & GAS EXPLOSION UNDERSCORES IMMEDIATE NEED FOR PROP 112

THREE WORKERS INJURED IN WELD COUNTY OIL TANK BATTERY EXPLOSION

October 25, 2018

ANTI-PROP 112 PAID ADVERTISING BY EXXONMOBIL AND OTHERS GOES UNREPORTED IN LATEST CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORT

MULTINATIONAL OIL AND GAS CORPORATIONS POURING UNREGULATED MONEY TO DEFEAT COLORADO BALLOT MEASURE

October 15, 2018

NEW ANALYSIS PROVES PROP 112 IS NOT A BAN

MINERAL DEPOSITS REMAIN ACCESSIBLE, DESPITE INDUSTRY USE OF SCARE TACTICS TO SWAY VOTERS

August 29, 2018

COLORADO RISING’S SAFER SETBACK INITIATIVE QUALIFIES FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT

CAMPAIGN GEARS UP TO ENSURE THAT 2,500 FOOT SETBACKS BECOME LAW

August 6, 2018

COLORADO RISING SUBMITS ENOUGH SIGNATURES FOR SAFER SETBACKS INITIATIVE TO QUALIFY FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT

DESPITE NUMEROUS HURDLES, SIGNATURES HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED FOR 2,500’ SETBACKS ON FRACKING

August 1, 2018

SIGNATURE GATHERING ADMITS TO ACCEPTING BUYOUT FROM OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

INITIATIVE 97 CONTINUES TO COLLECT SIGNATURES DESPITE INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE IN BALLOT PROCESS

July 26, 2018

SIGNATURE GATHERING FIRM RETURNS STOLEN PETITIONS AFTER FLEEING THE STATE AND FAILING TO PAY HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES

INITIATIVE 97 CONTINUES TO COLLECT SIGNATURES DESPITE INDUSTRY HARASSMENT AND LEGAL BATTLES

April 6, 2018

BALLOT INITIATIVE LANGUAGE FOR SAFER SETBACKS FROM FRACKING OPERATIONS APPROVED BY SUPREME COURT

COLORADO RISING BEGINNING SIGNATURE COLLECTION FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT

December 21, 2017

SHOULD FRACKING WELLS BE ALLOWED IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD? NEWLY SUBMITTED BALLOT INITIATIVE SAYS NO

A BALLOT INITIATIVE SUBMITTED BY COLORADO COMMUNITIES WILL ESTABLISH LARGER BUFFER ZONES BETWEEN OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT AND HOMES, SCHOOLS, PLAYGROUNDS AND WATER SOURCES