New Colorado Law Gives Local Governments More Control Over Drilling

Governing: Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed  a sweeping oil and gas bill on Tuesday as Boulder County officials and lawmakers celebrated a bill that will give local governments more control over drilling and mandate state regulators emphasize public safety.

Polis on Tuesday signed  Senate Bill 181, which made its way through the state Legislature thanks to the Democrats' newfound control of state government following November's elections.

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