A replacement rule from the Interior Department rescinds mandates for companies to reduce gas pollution.
Oil and Gas
If passed, Proposition 112 will increase the minimum distance between new wells and homes, offices, rivers and playgrounds to 2,500 feet.
Sen. Michael Bennet and Gov. John Hickenlooper asked the government to stop plans for oil and gas drilling on habitat for the greater sage grouse.
Various education and oil and gas groups spent upwards of $4 million to gather signatures and organize volunteers.
Amendment 74 would to allow Coloradans to make financial claims if their property is devalued because of government action.
How much oil and gas drilling is too much in Colorado? How close should it be to homes? And what's the impact on property values?
This will be the first time that voters across the state get a chance to weigh in on a potential oil and gas regulation.
At its heart, Amendment 74 would adjust how “takings claims” work under Colorado law.
The nominees for governor both oppose a ballot initiative that would increase setbacks between wells and occupied buildings.