GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. – A special meeting of the Garfield County Board of County Commissioners to review alleged violations of the current use permit for Rocky Mountain Resources (RMR) takes place at the Glenwood Springs Middle School on Monday, April 22, at 6 p.m. The school is located at 120 Soccer Field Road in Glenwood Springs. Public testimony will be taken at the meeting, and the community is encouraged to participate. Citizens can park in the school parking lot, and spill-over parking is available at the Glenwood Church of Christ, 260 Soccer Field Road.
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – Rebecca Watson, J.D., of the law firm Welborn Sullivan Meck & Tooley, P.C., and a former Assistant Secretary for Lands and Minerals Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, will speak in Rifle August 7 to the Garfield County Energy Advisory Board (EAB) in a community presentation. She will present an educational program related to oil and gas law, named Fracking, Federalism and Federal Environmental Regulation: Is the Oil & Gas Industry Exempt from Major Laws? Industry critics frequently claim that the oil and gas industry appears to be exempt from environmental regulation. The argument is made
SG Interests has oil and gas leases in the Thompson Divide area of the White River National Forest. SG Interests has recently submitted drilling permit applications through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), the U.S. Forest Service, and Bureau and Land Management (BLM) for sites in Garfield County and Pitkin County. The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners will host a Work Session at 9 am, February 5, 2013, to review and discuss SG Interests proposed oil and gas development plans, and to begin identifying and addressing concerns and issues related to proposed municipal and county road access