Fort Collins and Lafayette voters passed restrictions on the practice of hydraulic fracturing Nov. 5. Now the two towns are facing lawsuits from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association.
Originally published on Tue November 26, 2013 6:45 pm
Colorado’s Energy industry is continuing to make the case that hydraulic fracturing is safe and a critical part of the state’s economy.
The city and county of Broomfield will launch a closely watched vote recount on Question 300 — which would impose a 5-year fracking moratorium. The recount is expected to take two to three days.
Calling them ‘groundbreaking,’ Governor John Hickenlooper proposed new statewide air quality rules for oil and gas drilling Monday. The rules aim to reduce air pollution from methane emissions.