The Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) announced it has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Clifton Willmeng and Ann Griffin against COGA, Governor John Hickenlooper, and the State of Colorado. In addition, COGA is seeking sanctions against the plaintiffs under provisions of Rule 11 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure
Conservation groups filed a request for State Director Review (SDR) last week regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) approval of 108 new oil wells in western Colorado, southeast of Grand Junction, at the
foot of the Grand Mesa.
Over the years, Colorado has been a clean energy leader thanks to creative, ambitious citizens and well-designed policies. Given that legacy of innovation, the state is now a hub for clean, affordable wind power, and stands to gain immensely from wind’s continued growth.
Power outages in the United States are up an astonishing 285% since 1984. The U.S. ranks last among the top nine Western industrialized nations in the average length of outages.
In response to a legal challenge brought by Western Resource Advocates, Chevron USA confirms what oil companies have for years denied—oil shale development in the western United States would use enormous quantities of water thereby straining existing water resources.