James M. Tartaglia

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As discussed in our March 13 post, which can be found here, Senate Bill 181, introduced on March 1, proposed significant changes to Colorado’s long-standing oil and gas regulatory system.  After a number of amendments from Senate and House membership, Governor Polis signed S.B. 181 into law on April 16, 2019.  Here’s an overview of key amendments that brought the bill to its final form: (1)        More direction and support in implementing local regulation…
On March 1, 2019, Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg and House Speaker KC Becker introduced Senate Bill 181, which proposes significant changes to Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory framework.  This bill has initiated immediate public debate that is sure to continue as it proceeds through the legislature.  While it may undergo revision during that process, here is a summary of the changes that Senate Bill 181 (as originally proposed) would usher in: (1)        Redefining…