Colo. Wildlife Experts Support New Gas, Oil Rules

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of wildlife experts is reportedly urging Colorado legislators to approve new gas and oil drilling environmental rules despite objections that the regulations could harm industry at a time when the state and the country are reeling from a recession.

In a letter sent Monday to state legislators, 61 former state and federal wildlife managers said that although the regulations passed in December by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission are weaker than the experts would have liked, they still support the rules that...
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