State health report finds that the risk of living near oil and gas sites is low

Author: Peter Marcus - March 1, 2017 - Updated: March 1, 2017

Environmental groups are pushing back against a state health department report that found that the risk of harmful health effects is low for Coloradans living near oil and gas operations. The Department of Public Health and Environment released the report after a review stemming from recommendations made by a task force two years ago that examined […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.