EN-95-1-U.S. Geological Survey

WHEREAS efforts to balance the federal budget have resulted in various legislative proposals to abolish certain federal agencies; and WHEREAS at least one proposal would include abolishing the U.S. Geological …

EN-09-1-Taxes on Western Colorado’s Energy Industries

WHEREAS  ongoing tax and compliance policies established and proposed by the Administration and/or Congress, have significant implications on investments in Western Colorado’s energy industries; and WHEREAS Western Colorado’s energy industries …

EN-02-1-Severance Tax Revenues Oppose Redirecting

WHEREAS by statute, severance tax revenues are split evenly between the Department of Natural Resources and Department of Local Affairs with half of the DNR half deposited into the Operational …

EN-03-2-Roan Plateau Management

WHEREAS the Roan Plateau has long been recognized for its mineral resources, with 56,000 acres set aside as the former Naval Oil Shale Reserve (NOSR), and an estimated one trillion …

EN-13-01-Renewable Energy and Efficiency

WHEREAS Colorado has one of the highest renewable energy standards in the United States, which has helped renewable energy resources, such as wind and solar, become a measurable portion of …

EN-01-1-National Energy Policy, Support For

WHEREAS the energy policies of the past are still not working. Our nation continues its dependence on foreign energy and we need to develop a plan that ensures the nation …

EN-14-02-Hydraulic Fracturing Policy

WHEREAS Hydraulic fracturing has been conducted over a million times in the United States, is proven and is not a new technology.  Hydraulic fracturing has also been used to stimulate …

EN-91-1-Federal Mining Leasing Payments

WHEREAS production of minerals including, oil, and natural gas, and coal on federal lands is authorized under the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 (as amended). Through that act each state …

EN-10-2-Ethanol, Support for

WHEREAS the ethanol industry in the United States currently blends up to 10 percent (E10) ethanol in gasoline tanks, and WHEREAS ethanol is a clean-burning fuel that naturally adds oxygen …