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April 2021 Climate Newsletter

ACTION OF THE MONTH: Hold the oil and gas industry responsible for their mess through financial assurances. Click here to take action!  Poetry in Motion: The Significance of Deb Haaland’s Confirmation Why a historic nomination will help the U.S. protect public lands, ensure indigenous sovereignty, and help solve the global climate crisis.

Take Action: Demand Appropriate Financial Assurance from the Oil and Gas Industry

This summer, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) will begin its 700 Series Rulemaking to assess and update its financial assurance requirements for oil and gas companies. This will be an opportunity for Colorado taxpayers to demand that the COGCC enact stricter requirements for oil and gas companies, so that the public is not left with an 8 billion dollar tab – the estimated cost of plugging and remediating Colorado’s over 110,000 oil and gas wells.