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Hydraulic Fracturing

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Broomfield’s Fracking Vote Recount Results Are In

The recount shows Broomfield voters approved a ban on fracking within the city limits for the next five years by 20 votes.

12/04/2013

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Oil, Gas Industry Sues 2 Front Range Towns Over Fracking Votes

Colorado’s largest oil and gas industry group has filed a lawsuit against two Front Range towns that voted last month to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

12/03/2013

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Broomfield Begins Fracking Recount Amid Criticism

A recount of Broomfield’s vote on whether to ban hydraulic fracturing began Monday amid criticism from Secretary of State Scott Gessler about how the city handled the state’s new voter registration rules.

12/02/2013

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Recount Could Determine Broomfield Fracking Vote

The results of Broomfield’s fracking vote won’t be known until later this month, at the earliest, and will likely be determined by a recount.

11/07/2013

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3 Front Range Cities Ban Hydraulic Fracturing

Colorado’s powerful oil and gas industry took a hit Tuesday when voters in three Front Range cities voted to ban hydraulic fracturing despite intense industry lobbying against the bans.

11/06/2013

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Anti-Fracking Initiative Will Have Far-Reaching Ramifications

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.

11/05/2013

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5 Years as a Blogger: Same as It Ever Was

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.

09/19/2013

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A Hold On Fracking In Fort Collins Can Now Go To The Voters

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.

08/13/2013

The group delivering the signatures to the city clerk (credit: CBS)

Fort Collins Fracking Opponents Gather Twice The Needed Signatures

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.

08/06/2013

Rep. Jared Polis talks with CBS4's Jennifer Brice about fracking (credit: CBS)

Fracking Issue Is Personal For Rep. Jared Polis

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.

07/26/2013

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