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Sat Sep 2, 2017, 02:31 PM

Colorado GOP Blocks Nation's First Well-mapping Requirement

Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block a first-of-its-kind requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines.

Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the governorís desk before the Legislature concludes work for the year.

But the chamberís 28 Republicans successfully extended debate, saying the mapping requirement isnít needed and wouldnít improve public safety.

The bill was in response to a deadly home explosion in April that was traced to gas seeping from an old severed underground pipeline, called a flow line...

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/05/09/colorado-gop-blocks-nations-first-well-mapping-requirement/

This is of growing concern to me and my neighbors, here in a county with over 21000 wells. Firestone, the community where the house exploded, is in the county. We're used to the GOP taking the industry's side against the health and safety of residents; we're also very unhappy with Hickenlooper's stance.

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Sat Sep 2, 2017, 02:38 PM

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