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Fort Collins Joins List Of Cities Banning Fracking

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Fort Collins is the latest city to stop oil and gas exploration after the city council gave initial approval to a ban Tuesday night.

Backers of the ban pointed to last week’s spill of nearly 84,000 gallons of fracking flow-back near Windsor.

READ THE STORY: People Living Near Oil Well Leak Concerned About Impact To Water, Air

The council also passed a resolution supporting Longmont in its legal battle over drilling limits.

A final vote is scheduled for next month.

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