Press Release

State health department debuts a new advanced mobile air monitoring and leak detection van

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REMOTE (Aug. 18): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment now has a new mobile air monitoring van, which gives the department another advanced tool for monitoring emissions across the state and detecting fugitive emissions and leaks from oil and gas operations and other facilities.

State health department to fly over oil and gas sites to monitor for methane 

REMOTE (July 16): Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment took to the skies this week, completing the state’s first airborne survey designed to monitor for methane and other emissions at major oil and gas sites in the Denver-Julesburg Basin. The initial flight is the first of many scheduled for 2021. The aerial surveys will focus on areas north and northwest of Denver in Boulder, Weld and Larimer counties.