DENVER — Thursday, July 19, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper issued a letter this week asking the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to more thoroughly consider impacts to greater sage grouse, winter range for big game and communities in the North Fork Valley in its planned December lease sale of parcels for oil and gas development.
DENVER — Wednesday, July 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed an executive order that aims to address safety concerns with more than 260 orphaned wells and 360 orphaned sites in Colorado. The executive order follows a review that the governor ordered in the aftermath of the Firestone house explosion in 2017 that killed Joey Irwin and Mark Martinez and injured Erin Martinez.