Residential Drilling Rule “Utter Failure” Says WCC

Western Colorado Congress members said the new oil and gas residential drilling rule does not protect their community of Battlement Mesa during a press conference July 19. Dave Saxton, a WCC member from Battlement Mesa, called the new rule an “utter failure.” Members are concerned about how close drilling would be to homes and the Colorado River. At a meeting of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on the…

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