Hydraulic Fracturing (fracking)

2:24pm

Mon December 16, 2013
Oil and Gas

Court Date Set For Broomfield Fracking Vote Count (Update: Hearing Delayed)

Broomfield Clerk and Recorder Jim Caldelarie works with election officials on Nov. 14, 2013.
Grace Hood KUNC

Updated: A Dec. 18 district court hearing had been set to hear a case between Broomfield election officials and a pro-fracking group over voting irregularities with a 5-year fracking moratorium that voters narrowly approved. It has been delayed pending another case.

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11:19am

Mon December 16, 2013

3:27pm

Mon December 9, 2013
Oil and Gas

Colorado Oil And Gas Lawsuits Draw Critical Response

A drilling site near homes outside of Mead, Colo. in Aug. 2012.
Jim Hill KUNC

Colorado’s energy industry trade group is now involved on three fronts with lawsuits over voter approved fracking bans or moratoriums. The latest move involved the announcement of suits against Lafayette and Fort Collins.  

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5:33pm

Thu December 5, 2013

8:50pm

Tue December 3, 2013
Oil and Gas

Following Recount, Broomfield’s Fracking Moratorium Narrowly Passes

Broomfield election officials (left) worked to finalize initial election results in November before an automatic recount was triggered. To the right, several election observers look on as votes are counted.
Grace Hood KUNC

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