New agency director at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission: Denver lawyer Matthew Lepore

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From the Northern Colorado Business Report:

Lepore, former state assistant attorney general, recently served as lead counsel for the commission, representing the agency in environmental protection, permitting and regulatory enforcement matters. Lepore, whose legal career spans nearly 20 years, also has worked for private firms.

“Matt is a longtime Coloradan whose love and appreciation of the outdoors and experience with legal and natural resource issues make him an ideal leader for the Commission,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said in a statement. “We expect Matt and the Commission to maintain the high standards that protect the environment and help Colorado’s economy to continue moving forward.”

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