DENVER
02/08/2011 11:54 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fracking Study Denied In Colorado Legislature

DENVER -- The state will not get involved with a study of chemicals used in natural-gas drilling, legislators decided Monday.

Rep. Roger Wilson, D-Glenwood Springs, wanted state agencies to review an upcoming federal study to see if hydraulic fracturing is affecting drinking water. He also wanted a report to the Legislature about the number of complaints to the state about fracking.

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