University of Colorado at Boulder
BMP of Oil and Gas Development

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Citation Label: CO182
Publication Name: Oil & Gas Operations: Creating Successful Water Policies in Colorado
Publication Type: Fact Sheet
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Author Name: Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project
Other Authors: Taber Ward, Matt Samelson
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Publication Year: 2016
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Local Source File: CO182_LawAtlas_Water_Policies_Colorado
Annotation: This factsheet uses Colorado as a case study to demonstrate how the LawAtlas database can be used to analyze and disseminate information and help develop evidence-based policy. The fact sheet compares state rules on tracking the source and quantity of water used for oil and gas development. The analysis suggests options for changes to Colorado law and policy regarding use, reuse and recycling of water.
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