This in-depth article covers the current state of oil and gas regulations in Colorado amid the abundance of oil and gas site accidents. Please follow this link to the article. https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/03/02/the-colorado-gas-wars-where-things-fall-apart-for-there-is-no-center/
About the author:
Phil Doe has been fighting for Colorado’s water for most of his adult life. He served as Bureau Chief and Environmental Compliance Officer for the Bureau of Reclamation in the Department of Interior and was featured as a whistleblower on 60 Minutes. He has published op-ed features in Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post, Colorado Central Magazine, and Counterpunch. His past grassroots efforts opposed the Animas-La Plata water project in southwest Colorado. He is a registered citizen lobbyist at the State Capitol and testifies at the federal and state legislative level on natural resource issues. He serves on the board of the grassroots group, Be the Change, and directs their environmental issues program, with a current focus on horizontal hydrofracking.