Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission Announces Special Commission Hearing Addressing the Firestone Tragedy

The following is a press release from COGCC and is published by the Longmont Observer as a public service.


The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) invites the public and stakeholders to attend the Commission’s Special Online Hearing, on Monday, April 13. The special hearing is the next step in COGCC’s enforcement process in seeking an $18.25 million penalty against Kerr-McGee, a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum. At the Special Hearing, Kerr-McGee will answer to the Commission for these alleged violations. 
April Special Commission Hearing Information: Date: Monday, April 13, 2020Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m., or when adjourned  Location: NOTE: There will not be an in-person location meeting for this Hearing. Remote Access ONLY (Zoom): NOTE: COGCC encourages attendees to join using the computer, not phone.

In addition, the Commission will also discuss new updates to the SB 19-181 rulemaking schedule. There will be no public comment taken. 
To learn more about participating in any meeting, the rulemaking schedule or comment using the online portals, visit the COGCC website:   

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