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Tag Archives: fracking moratorium

Boulder County’s new oil and gas regulations, explained

The Boulder Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve new oil and gas regulations aimed at protecting unincorporated county residents from health and environmental […]...

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March 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Broomfield votes down fracking moratorium, praises driller

Broomfield City Council last night struck down a proposed six-month moratorium on fracking by a vote of 6-3, ending a lengthy and contentious public comment […]...

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March 1, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Controversial Broomfield fracking moratorium vote postponed

After a lengthy and occasionally emotional meeting that drew more than 500 people, a divided Broomfield City Council decided Tuesday night to wait until late […]...

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January 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Oil and gas industry rattled by Adams County fracking pause

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to enact a six-week moratorium on new fracking development in high density urban areas. Commissioner Eva Henry […]...

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February 10, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Adams County residents feel shut out of fracking conversation

Many Adams County residents support a 10-month moratorium on fracking. Oil and gas industry representatives say a temporary ban would hurt the local economy. Anti-fracking […]...

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February 1, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Oil-and-gas group failed to file finance reports in Loveland fracking election

“If the group accepted donations and made direct appeals to voters to support or oppose the initiative, then they fall under the requirements of the city charter and should have filed reports with the city."...

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July 7, 2014 Environment/Energy, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver power brokers sure to be eyeing Loveland fracking vote

The vote in Colorado tomorrow that will have the most immediate effect on state politics is likely not the four-way Republican primary race for governor, but the the vote in Loveland on a proposed moratorium on fracking....

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June 23, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Loveland anti-fracking group still waiting for special election to halt drilling

They organized, collected signatures, won a ruling from a judge, but Protect Our Loveland will likely have to wait and weather more appeals before their petition for a two-year halt on fracking can be put to a vote....

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February 24, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Mix

Wiretap: No, it’s not Munich. Yes, the Broomfield fracking ban will be contested

Every conservative commentator, it seems, has described the interim deal with Iran as "Munich" revisited. It's an embarrassment to try to sell such simplistic thinking....

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November 27, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Election Day live blog

It's an off-year election in swing-state Colorado and there aren't a whole lot of candidates on ballots. There are, however, important questions voters are being asked to weigh. ...

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November 5, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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The Home Front: As ‘Colorado Resistance’ forms, ‘everything’s on the table in 2018’

“The Colorado Resistance group debuted Sunday in Boulder, with a goal of organizing people statewide to work toward a ‘progressive takeover’ in 2018’s state mid-term […]

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