Anti-fracking group in Colorado challenges state commission
Coloradans Against Fracking disrupts COGCC meeting
Coloradans Stand Against Fracking at COGCC Meeting
Coalition delivers declaration rejecting commission’s legitimacy and stages walkout
On Monday, representatives of Coloradans Against Fracking (CAF) and other concerned Coloradans staged a walkout of a Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meeting with government officials in Greeley, after issuing a declaration rejecting the COGCC’s authority as legitimate representatives of Coloradans on oil, gas, and fracking matters. This declaration was delivered in response to the COGCC’s failure to adequately address citizen complaints, as well as its blatant bias toward, and inappropriately intimate relationship with, the oil and gas industry.
“Over the past 2 years, we have watched as protective ballot initiatives were withdrawn by elected officials. We have testified at hearings and panel meetings, and we have written and encouraged others to write emails…
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