University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development


Reports and Analysis

Stakeholder Assessment: Insights from the Field Toward an Understanding of Industry-Community MOUs, Golten, Ward, and Mutz. 2016

Local Government Authority to Regulate Oil & Gas Development, Green, Barbara. 2017.

Letter from COGCC to Adams County Commissioner O’Dorisio on BMP Enforceability

Managing the Risks of Unconventional O/G Development: hat Local Communities Can Learn From Others’ Experiences’ (2015 Joint Publication of CBI and Center for Science & Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists

Approaches to Local Regulation of Shale Gas Development (2013 CBI, for the Lincoln Institute)

State and Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Operations in Colorado, KnowledgeNow, Colorado Municipal League, August 2012. Available at: Colorado Municipal League Oil and Gas Issues


City of Longmont v. Colorado Oil & Gas Ass'n, 369 P.3d 573 (Colo. 2016)

City of Fort Collins v. Colorado Oil & Gas Ass'n, 369 P.3d 586 (Colo. 2016)

MOU Workshop Powerpoint Presentations

Golten PPT- Stakeholder Assessment: Challenges & Opportunities

Gruber PPT, Erie and the O&NG Urban Interface

McKenzie PPT: Public Health Implications of Air Pollutants Emitted from Oil and Gas Sites

Mutz PPT, Intro to MOU Project 12 7 17

Paranhos PPT: Air Quality A State and Local Priority

Sura PPT, Local Government Landuse Tools for Oil and Gas

Anatomy of an MOU
Anatomy of an MOU
Database of MOUs Database of MOUs
Database of MOU BMPs Database of MOU BMPs
Stakeholder Assessment Stakeholder Assessment
Additional Resources Additional Resources