03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

EPA's Renewed Emphasis On Oil And Gas Regulations Have Colorado Companies Concerned

When it comes to how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates oil and gas industry air pollution, the agency "has been invigorated, to say the least," environmental advocate Jeremy Nichols says.

Change is in the air regarding the EPA's approach to oil and gas companies under the Obama administration, which encourages Nichols and worries the industry.

"We are very concerned about increased regulation from the EPA," said Kathleen Sgamma, director of government affairs for the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States.

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