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Colorado county first in state to tighten oil and gas regulations


In Adams County commissioners there unanimously vote T. institute a thousand foot setback for oil and gas wells the votes coming after a public hearing the new regulations come as a six month moratorium in Adams County is ending the industry opposed the move Dan Haley the president of the Colorado oil and gas association said the county's regulations go too far visions such is sweeping setback requirements well plugging abandoned language and other potential mandates such as continues air monitoring or just a few a resident Judith collect all the commissioners the wells. cause pollution because of the unrelenting air quality alert in ozone days in particular it's in the air we can no longer see the mountains we can no longer exercise and enjoy the six was a place of most summer days a new state law allows Adams County and other local communities to regulate oil and gas drilling jury bill Cayley

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