An oil and gas drilling site along the Colorado Front Range.
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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.
Gov. Hickenlooper meets with Jim Hackett, chairman of the board of Anadarko in Denver Wednesday.
Credit 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.
Originally published on Thu August 9, 2012 8:52 am
By Ted Burnham
Microbrewery Boulder Beer uses Mobile Canning's equipment to pack its brews.
Credit GSL Photo / Mobile Canning
Beer snobs and craft brewers alike have rediscovered beer cans in recent years, defying the old stereotype that quality beer comes only in bottles, or that cans are just for mass market stuff. But for the smallest microbreweries, the question wasn't "can or bottle," it was whether they could afford the equipment and storage space to package their beer at all. Many could not.