Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA)

7:26am

Thu October 24, 2013
Politics

Groups Look to Longmont In Fracking Ban Fight

A well near Trail Ridge Middle School in Longmont, Colorado.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Measures seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing are on November ballots in four Colorado communities. Longmont voters banned fracking within city limits in 2012 and opponents in Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins and Lafayette are hoping to follow in the city’s footsteps, regardless of the possible consequences.

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5:00am

Wed October 23, 2013
Oil and Gas

Fort Collins Ground Zero For Fracking Fight On Front Range

A workover rig performs remedial work on an existing water injection well just inside Fort Collins city limits, Oct. 22.
Grace Hood KUNC

Voters in four Colorado communities — Boulder, Broomfield, Lafayette and Fort Collins — will weigh measures this November seeking to ban or limit the practice of hydraulic fracturing. So far, the largest battle is taking place in Fort Collins, home to about 150,000 people.

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1:02pm

Wed October 16, 2013
Politics

Pro-Fracking Groups Greatly Outspend Opponents

A drilling site near Mead, Colo., Aug. 2012.
Jim Hill KUNC

Initiatives to ban or place moratoriums on fracking are up for a vote Nov. 5 in four Colorado cities. In campaign finance filings posted Tuesday, opponents of the bans and moratoriums have significantly outspent those in favor of ending the practice.

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4:33pm

Tue October 15, 2013
Oil and Gas

In Lafayette, Group Opposing Fracking Ban Raises $67,000

KUNC File Photo

The public got a glimpse of fundraising efforts Tuesday by the two Lafayette groups campaigning for and against Question 300, which would ban oil and gas extraction within city limits.

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6:44am

Fri September 27, 2013
Oil And Gas

Industry, Critics Gear Up For Post-Flood Fracking Fight

Dottie Rawsky and other members of Our Broomfield man an informational booth.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

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