Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)


Sat October 13, 2012
The Spotlight: Democracy

The Spotlight: Groundwork: Democracy Close To Home

At a time of political gridlock and polarization at the national level, Groundwork explores the tone and flavor of democratic action in towns and cities, where one’s antagonist is not an opposing talking head or a politician from a state of a different “color,” but a neighbor.

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Sat September 29, 2012
The Spotlight: BURN, An Energy Journal

The Spotlight: The Power of One Election & America's Energy Future

Host of BURN, Alex Chadwick
American Public Media


Tue September 25, 2012

Leaders to Discuss Pressing Issues for Northern Colorado

Water, higher education and energy development will be the top discussion items at an event focused on the challenges facing Northern Colorado. The region's population is expected to almost double over the next 30 years.

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Thu September 13, 2012

Fracking: Does it Help or Hurt President Obama's Re-election Chances?

President Obama campaigning in Denver in August.
Kirk Siegler

The role of oil and gas development and the boom associated with hydraulic fracturing could give President Obama a boost in at least one swing state, Ohio.

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Wed August 29, 2012

In Longmont, Group Forms to Fight Anti-Fracking Ballot Measure

An oil and gas rig drilling in the Wattenberg field in northeastern Colorado.
KUNC file photo

In Longmont, opposition is building to a November ballot measure that will ask city voters to ban the controversial drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing.

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