Fort Collins city council members voted 5-2 on the first reading of an ordinance that would ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing inside city limits.
Fort Collins city council members will consider two options Tuesday that could ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing inside city limits.
The Regional Transportation District hopes low interest rates and debt refinancing will allow accelerated construction of its FasTracks North Metro Line.
Initiative 300, which banned fracking within Longmont city limits, passed in November despite oil and gas companies raising close to a half million dollars toward defeat of the measure. The ban will now face an industry legal challenge.
Hydraulic fracturing will be banned within Longmont city limits as voters approve ballot question 300.