Colorado lawmakers accuse CDPHE of ‘dismissive tone’ in oil and gas report

Author: Peter Marcus - April 11, 2017 - Updated: April 11, 2017

A group of 17 lawmakers have sent a letter to state health officials taking issue with a report that found the risk of harmful health effects is low for Coloradans living near oil and gas operations. The letter – spearheaded by Sen. Matt Jones, D-Louisville – references a February Colorado Department of Public Health and […]

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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.