Longmont

11:54pm

Tue November 6, 2012
Politics

Fracking Ban Passes in Longmont

Sam Schabacker

Hydraulic fracturing will be banned within Longmont city limits as voters approve ballot question 300.

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10:55am

Tue October 30, 2012
CO VOTE 2012

On The Ballot: Boulder Votes On 2A & 2B, Longmont on 300

A protestor holds a sign in support of the Longmont Fracking ban, 300
Credit Sam Schabacker

7:45am

Sat October 27, 2012
Politics

Money Pours In Against Proposed Fracking Ban In Longmont

An oil and gas drilling site along the Colorado Front Range.
Kirk Seigler KUNC

Two groups fighting a ballot measure that would ban hydraulic fracturing in Longmont have now raised more than a half million dollars compared to just under $25,000 that’s been raised by groups supporting  the initiative. 

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4:35am

Fri October 19, 2012
Politics

Oil and Gas Groups Fighting Longmont Fracking Ban with Deep Pockets

An oil and gas well near a school on the eastern edge of Longmont, Colorado.
KUNC file photo

In Longmont, oil and gas companies have raised close to a half million dollars toward an effort to defeat a ballot measure that would ban hydraulic fracturing from within the city’s limits. 

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2:11pm

Wed August 15, 2012
Environment

[UPDATED] Hickenlooper Pushes for Settlement in Longmont Drilling Dispute

Gov. Hickenlooper meets with Jim Hackett, chairman of the board of Anadarko in Denver Wednesday.
Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper says he’s hopeful the state can reach a settlement with Longmont in a legal battle over the city’s new regulations that ban oil and gas drilling in residential neighborhoods.

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