Colorado Court Should Find State Law Preempts Boulder Countyís Oil and Gas Development Moratorium
Topic: Environmental Regulation
By Jason Dunn, who chairs the Political Law Group and Attorneys General Practice Group at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP in Denver, CO, and Julia Rhine, an Associate in the firmís Natural Resources Department.
Legal Opinion Letter, March 24, 2017, 2 pages
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Two 2016 Colorado Supreme Court decisions on local fracking bans provide ample precedent for the state to prevail in its suit against a defiant county council.