If you figured the calls to "Drill, baby, drill" faded with Sarah Palin's political prospects, think again.
COGA and the oil and gas companies backing the powerful trade group spent 18 months lobbying against Gov. Bill Ritter's plan to protect Colorado's soil and groundwater from the toxic fluids they inject underground to free up wells, a process known as fracking.
They warned disingenuously that the rules would push the industry out. Companies haven't budged.