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Citation Label: CO189
Publication Name: Insights from the Field Toward an Understanding of Industry-Community Memoranda of Understanding
Publication Type: Report
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Author Name: Golten, Ryan
Other Authors: Taber Ward, Kathryn Mutz
Contractor Name: Intermountain Oil and Gas BMP Project, CDR Associates
Publication Year: 2016
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Local Source File: CO189_MOU_Stakeholder_Assessment_2016.pdf
Annotation: This report discusses the use of memoranda of understanding in Colorado oil and gas development reporting the results of stakeholder interviews with local governments, operators and environmental advocates. The report explores opportunities, challenges and insights regarding the use of these agreements as a tool for addressing the interests of stakeholders while reducing conflict, political polarization and legal battles over jurisdictional authority.
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