Regulations - oil and gas and your health

The following links serve as a resource to the public to locate information related to unconventional oil and gas activities. The information on these links do not represent the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environments opinion. The site will be regularly updated. 
Environmental Protection Agency
Provides basic information, regulatory actions, technical information, greenhouse gas and smog formation, and the Natural Gas Star Program.
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
COGCC Main Website

The mission of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is to foster the responsible development of Colorado's oil and gas natural resources.

Rules and Regulations
Links to all updated COGGC rules. The 600 series includes rules regarding safety, including setbacks, noise, operational controls such as green completion, emissions (methane, hydrogen sulfide), water sampling.

2015 Governor’s Task Force Rulemaking Information
Detailed information on the rulemakings, hearings, proposed rules, party statements and written comments.

Complaint Incident Tracking Tool
Enter information on an operator or for a location and obtain detailed information on complaints, filings, spills, or inspection reports submitted to COGCC.

Other COGCC Links:
Monthly Newsletter
Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with local and county governments
Local Gov Designee (LGD) program
State emission requirements

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Air Pollution Control Division Regulations

Emissions requirements for the oil and gas industry.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Worker safety in Oil and Gas Operations

Oil and gas extraction standards and enforcement for workers.