Fracking Ban

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Fracking Bans Could Affect Retirees Relying On Mineral Rights

Some Colorado lawmakers say cities that ban fracking should have to pay the owners of the mineral rights who are impacted, and the cost could run in the millions of dollars.

01/24/2015

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State Lawmakers Gear Up For Battle Over Fracking

A legislative battle over fracking is looming in Colorado, with Republicans taking the stance that mineral owners should be compensated when a local government bans or restricts energy development.

01/23/2015

Broomfield election judges review box with possible uncounted ballots on Jan. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Judge To Decide Validity Of Broomfield Election On Fracking Ban

A judge will now decide the fate of Broomfield’s fiercely scrutinized election and whether to throw out a fracking ban that passed by just 20 votes.

02/25/2014

The vote count in Broomfield in November (credit: CBS)

Broomfield Officials Work To Certify Fracking Ban Vote Results

Some real results are coming through on Broomfield’s fracking vote.

11/15/2013

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Colorado Springs Group Sues To Ban Fracking

A group of Colorado Springs residents is suing the city in hopes of eventually banning oil and gas drilling, including hydraulic fracturing, within city limits.

05/09/2013