Boulder County lawsuit against Crestone Peak dismissed


October 2, 2019

Late last month, a judge in Boulder County District Court dismissed 20 of the 34 claims brought in a lawsuit filed by the Board of County Commissioners in 2018 to halt a large oil and gas drilling project proposed by Crestone Peak Resources. The court further determined that the county is responsible for Crestone’s attorney’s and court fees, the total amount of which will be determined at a hearing on Jan.16, 2020.

The remaining 14 claims were either settled in Crestone’s favor, or withdrawn by the county. In a statement released on Sept. 23, the BOCC announced that it disagrees with...

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