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Thomas Compton, chairman of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, looks to recognize another commissioner during a public hearing Monday at the Routt County Justice Center.

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Mike King, executive director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, rejected any notion that the state’s recent lawsuit filed against the city of Longmont signals that the governor’s office is not looking out for local communities in energy matters.


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