3:23pm

Thu February 16, 2012
Politics

Bill Banning Local Oil and Gas Regulations Fails

A Republican bill to ban local governments from regulating the oil and gas industry failed in a senate committee on a 4 to 1 vote.

The measure was introduced after several communities, mostly along the Front Range, issued temporary moratoriums on hydraulic fracturing. KUNC’s State Capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

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