Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)


Mon August 12, 2013
Oil and Gas

Lessons Learned from Colorado’s Roan Plateau

Originally published on Mon August 5, 2013 6:48 pm

Elise Thatcher

Less than a decade ago, an oil and gas boom in Colorado started to fire up... and with it came strong opinions on all sides. One of the first major controversies was over the Roan Plateau, a sweeping mesa in Garfield County. The discord centered on a Congressional mandate to drill-- and worries that doing so would destroy world class hunting and fishing, and the local economy. Colorado’s governor and two senators weighed in, and the Rifle area was featured in the documentary GasLand.

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Sat August 10, 2013


Fri August 9, 2013
Oil and Gas

A Call For Outreach At Rocky Mountain Energy Summit

Oil and gas development is a common sight now on the Front Range, as seen at this site near Mead, Colo. in August 2012
Jim Hill KUNC


Mon August 5, 2013
Oil and Gas

Fort Collins Group Wants Voters To Decide Fracking Moratorium

Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins handed in more than 8,000 signatures Monday for their ballot initiative.
Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins

Fort Collins could join a growing list of communities along the Front Range where voters are deciding at the ballot box whether to limit or ban hydraulic fracturing — or fracking.

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Thu August 1, 2013