The rules were designed to address conflicts that arise when Colorado’s growing cities and oilfields expand into each other. Residents complain of around-the-clock noise and lights from nearby drilling rigs, and they worry about spills and air pollution.
None of the new records showed anyone getting a custom map of private property, or assessment of their land’s oil and gas and mineral potential — both of which Gov. Jerry Brown got from state regulators last year.
Federal regulators said the line owned by Plains All American Pipeline was constructed and operated in the same way as the line that broke May 19 outside Santa Barbara and the agency had found inspections of both pipes had underestimated corrosion inside.
According to media reports, NextGen Climate, billionaire Tom Steyer’s non-profit advocacy organization is launching a national ad campaign to push for legislation to mandate, directly or indirectly, that 50 percent of U.S. power from renewable sources by 2030. The ad campaign will focus on the economic impacts of climate change, and will run in states […]
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