GRAND JUNCTION — State regulators have accepted a proposal by Ursa Sources to drill 24 wells and a wastewater injection effectively close to a Battlement Mesa cellular residence park.
The Grand Junction Day by day Sentinel reviews the Ursa proposal is a part of a two-pad, second part of drilling it plans in Battlement Mesa, an unincorporated neighborhood of a number of thousand residents. The corporate already has completed drilling a two-pad, first part involving 52 wells.
Opponents say the choice by Colorado Oil and Gasoline Conservation Fee employees delivers a blow to communities making an attempt to guard neighborhoods and colleges from the impacts of oil and gasoline improvement.
The Colorado Supreme Court docket overturned an appeals courtroom ruling that regulators should situation approvals of oil and gasoline improvement on making certain safety of well being, security and setting.