Letter to the editor: Proposition 112 is misguided idea

Posted 9/25/18

Proposition 112 is misguided idea I am a Colorado geologist who discovered my passion for our dynamic earth at an early age. My role in the oil and gas industry has allowed me to devote my life to …

This item is available in full to subscribers.

Please log in to continue

E-mail
Password
Log in

Don't have an ID?


Print subscribers

If you're a print subscriber, but do not yet have an online account, click here to create one.

Non-subscribers

Click here to see your options for becoming a subscriber.

If you made a voluntary contribution of $25 or more in Nov. 2017-2018, but do not yet have an online account, click here to create one at no additional charge. VIP Digital Access Includes access to all websites


Our print publications are advertiser supported. For those wishing to access our content online, we have implemented a small charge so we may continue to provide our valued readers and community with unique, high quality local content. Thank you for supporting your local newspaper.

Letter to the editor: Proposition 112 is misguided idea

Posted

Proposition 112 is misguided idea

I am a Colorado geologist who discovered my passion for our dynamic earth at an early age. My role in the oil and gas industry has allowed me to devote my life to studying and protecting the planet that I love while helping to supply us all with affordable, reliable and plentiful energy; energy that sustains life, provides opportunities, and makes possible experiences of which previous generations could only dream.

According to information that can be found at commonsensepolicyroundtable.org:

Proposition 112 would effectively ban oil and gas development in our state, resulting in the loss of thousands of jobs, many of which would be outside of the oil and gas industry. It would also erase about $8 billion in state and local tax revenue that supports things such as schools, housing and other local programs.

Based on these and other impact studies (including those endorsed and authored by the Colorado School of Mines and the Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder), it may come as no surprise that proposition 112 has garnered significant opposition, including from both candidates for and our current governor.

Please join me in voting no on 112. We can do (and more importantly, are) better than this.

Rhead Cannon

Castle Rock

Comments

Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.