FACTS & RESOURCES
FACTS & RESOURCES
Scientific Journal Articles maintained by The Endocrine Disruption Exchange
Legislative and public official contact info Download this file for a list of officials to contact regarding your comments about oil and gas drilling and leasing.
Federal statutes, regulations, policies and guidelines related to oil and gas operations: Excellent site by the Natural Resources Law Center at University of Colorado that compiles all the federal laws and regulations relevant to oil and gas development.
Bureau of Land Managment Uncompahgre Field Office: link to the agency responsible for managing much of our public lands, leasing federal mineral rights and reviewing/approving development plans for gas drilling.
Instructions to Comment on Applications to Drill before the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests: Find documents that guide oil and gas drilling on local national forest land.
- Plans for drilling on forest lands can be found here.
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission: Information about the state rules, regulations and permits for gas drilling.
ProPublica-Scientific Study Links Flammable Drinking Water to Fracking by Abrahm Lutsgarten
New York Times – Drilling Down: Comprehensive series examines the risks of drilling and fracking and the efforts to regulate the industry.
ProPublica – Buried Secrets: Gas Drilling’s Environmental Threat: Investigative news series about gas drilling and water contamination where drilling and fracking is occurring.
Garfield County Air quality:reports from Garfield County, Colorado, where massive gas drilling has occurred.
FILMS & PRESENTATIONS
TedX – The Endocrine Disruption Exchange: Information on the chemicals used in natural gas operations and health hazards posed by natural gas production.
Split Estate: The movie tells of citizens in the path of the drilling boom in Garfield County and their struggle against the erosion of their civil liberties, their communities and their health.
Industry fracking video from the American Petroleum Institute that describes the fracking process.
LETTERS & ASSESSMENTS
22 PARCEL LEASE SALE – 2/9/2012 SCOPING COMMENTS