Fracking Did Not Cause Water Well Contamination, State Rules
The Denver Post:
The controversial oil-industry technique known as fracking went on trial at the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Tuesday -- and fracking won.
Tracy Dahl, who owns a home in the North Fork Ranch subdivision in Las Animas County, was seeking a judgment from the commission against Pioneer Natural Resources for fouling his well. Dahl's case centered on the fact that his well filled with sediment last June 30 -- the same day Pioneer fracked its Alibi well about 1,300 feet away.