Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)

1:52pm

Wed November 6, 2013
Election 2013

Colorado’s Fracking Fight Far From Over

A Fort Collins Alliance for Reliable Energy (FARE) supporter works on election night. FARE unsuccessfully opposed a 5-year fracking moratorium in Fort Collins.
Grace Hood KUNC

1:32am

Wed November 6, 2013
Election 2013

2013 Election Big Success For Colorado’s Fracking Foes

Fort Collins 2A Campaign Manager Kelly Giddens congratulates a supporter as Tuesday election results are reported in Fort Collins.
Grace Hood KUNC

10:39am

Wed October 30, 2013
Oil and Gas

Fracking Foes Not Just Active On Colorado Ballot

Larimer County Clerk and Recorder

Voters in Ohio and Colorado communities will weigh measures on Nov. 5 seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing. Local campaigns questioning the health and safety of fracking are heating up across the U.S.

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7:26am

Thu October 24, 2013
Politics

Groups Look to Longmont In Fracking Ban Fight

A well near Trail Ridge Middle School in Longmont, Colorado.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Measures seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing are on November ballots in four Colorado communities. Longmont voters banned fracking within city limits in 2012 and opponents in Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins and Lafayette are hoping to follow in the city’s footsteps, regardless of the possible consequences.

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5:00am

Wed October 23, 2013
Oil and Gas

Fort Collins Ground Zero For Fracking Fight On Front Range

A workover rig performs remedial work on an existing water injection well just inside Fort Collins city limits, Oct. 22.
Grace Hood KUNC

Voters in four Colorado communities — Boulder, Broomfield, Lafayette and Fort Collins — will weigh measures this November seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing. So far, the largest battle is taking place in Fort Collins, home to about 150,000 people.

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