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Longmont Colorado Fracking

Judge Strikes Down City's Fracking Ban

AP | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A state district judge struck down Longmont's voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing Thursday but stayed her decision whi...

Hickenlooper: I Drank Fracking Fluid

Posted 02.14.2013 | Denver

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has made no secret of his support for hydraulic fracturing, but on Tuesday he went one big step further and testif...

Polis Wants 1,000 Feet Between Schools And Fracking Rigs

The Colorado Independent | Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: BOULDER — There are a lot of opinions on how far hydraulic fracturing should be from schools. One re...

Colorado Fracking Debate: Local vs. State Control

Posted 06.15.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: As concerns mount over oil and gas rigs inching closer to several Colorado schools, legislators are lo...

'Exhibit A For How The State Of Colorado Has Failed Its Citizens'

Posted 06.07.2012 | Green

From The Colorado Independent's Troy Hooper: LONGMONT — As she kept a watchful eye on her playful toddler, Lindsay Gahn pulled out a state-issued...