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May 18, 2017 | In the News: The Colorado Independent

Colorado’s Governor Said He Didn’t Want To Appeal A Controversial Oil-And-Gas Ruling. The Attorney General Did It Anyway.

Michael Freeman, Staff Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office: "The buck stops with Governor Hickenlooper because he can still keep this case from moving forward. The Attorney General can’t bring a Supreme Court appeal on behalf of the COGCC without that agency’s consent. If the Governor is serious about protection of public health, safety, and the environment, he needs to direct his COGCC to immediately drop the agency’s challenge to the Martinez decision."

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