A ballot measure being voted on that would limit oil and gas hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in Fort Collins, Boulder, Lafayette and Broomfield may automatically trigger a massive lawsuit from the state.
Celebrating five years as a blogger this year this week has shown me that when it comes to energy and environmental politics in Colorado, it’s the same as it ever was.
A petition drive aimed at putting a hold on hydraulic fracturing in Fort Collins has enough signatures and will go to the voters this fall.
Some people living in Fort Collins are looking to ban fracking for 5 years. The group’s first move is to try and restrict fracking within city limits.
Rep. Jared Polis says he won’t stop trying to get oil and gas drilling out of his neighborhood. The congressman has been active in the fracking debate in Colorado for years and has even sponsored several bills to regulate it.
Opponents of hydraulic fracturing have turned in petitions seeking to ban the practice in Lafayette.
While a state commission reviews maps to minimize the impact of the oil and gas industry on wildlife, residents in northern Colorado want to know more about the effect on humans.
There will be no fracking in Boulder for the next year.
The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would require companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to publicly disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.
A group of mothers in Boulder County are taking on big oil in the middle of a battle against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.