Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)


Sat October 27, 2012

Money Pours In Against Proposed Fracking Ban In Longmont

An oil and gas drilling site along the Colorado Front Range.
Kirk Seigler KUNC

Two groups fighting a ballot measure that would ban hydraulic fracturing in Longmont have now raised more than a half million dollars compared to just under $25,000 that’s been raised by groups supporting  the initiative. 

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Fri October 19, 2012

Oil and Gas Groups Fighting Longmont Fracking Ban with Deep Pockets

An oil and gas well near a school on the eastern edge of Longmont, Colorado.
KUNC file photo

In Longmont, oil and gas companies have raised close to a half million dollars toward an effort to defeat a ballot measure that would ban hydraulic fracturing from within the city’s limits. 

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Sat October 13, 2012
The Spotlight: Democracy

The Spotlight: Groundwork: Democracy Close To Home

At a time of political gridlock and polarization at the national level, Groundwork explores the tone and flavor of democratic action in towns and cities, where one’s antagonist is not an opposing talking head or a politician from a state of a different “color,” but a neighbor.

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Sat September 29, 2012
The Spotlight: BURN, An Energy Journal

The Spotlight: The Power of One Election & America's Energy Future

Host of BURN, Alex Chadwick
American Public Media


Tue September 25, 2012

Leaders to Discuss Pressing Issues for Northern Colorado

Water, higher education and energy development will be the top discussion items at an event focused on the challenges facing Northern Colorado. The region's population is expected to almost double over the next 30 years.

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