Commissioners extend oil and gas moratorium to July 2020
March 11, 2020
Last year, the Boulder County Commissioners enacted a moratorium on oil and gas development in the county. This came as a result of Crestone Peak Resources' 2018 proposal for a drilling project that would span a 1.5 mile stretch of Highway 52 and could include up to 140 wells, which would drain 10 square miles of underground deposits.
Surrounding residents rose up in opposition of the proposal...