Energy policy — coalbed methane: Governor Ritter signs SB 10-165 giving operators more time to score the necessary paperwork

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From the Associated Press via the Grand Junction Free Press:

Gov. Bill Ritter signed Senate Bill 165 extending the deadline. State Engineer Dick Wolfe has said he needs the bill to keep his office from being overwhelmed with paperwork.

SB 165 also gives companies limited permission to use produced water from their gas wells.

More coalbed methane coverage here and here. More 2010 Colorado legislation coverage here.

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