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A Colorado energy-producing county says ‘no thanks’ to bigger drilling buffer

Author: Dan Njegomir - April 5, 2017 - Updated: April 5, 2017

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Some of the most vocal supporters of pending legislation to create extra breathing room between schools and nearby oil and gas operations are those who live in the shadow of the drilling rigs. Yet, not all neighbors of drilling sites see things that way. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that the county commission in energy-rich Garfield County — site of much oil […]

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Dan Njegomir

Dan Njegomir

Dan Njegomir is the opinion editor for Colorado Politics. A longtime journalist and more-than-25-year veteran of the Colorado political scene, Njegomir has been an award-winning newspaper reporter, an editorial page editor, a senior legislative staffer at the State Capitol and a political consultant.