Lafayette

8:19pm

Tue December 3, 2013
Oil and Gas

Lafayette Fracking Opposition Reacts To COGA Lawsuit

KUNC File Photo

The Colorado Oil & Gas Association took legal action Tuesday against voter approved measures that place restrictions on hydraulic fracturing in Lafayette and Fort Collins. While Lafayette anti-fracking group East Boulder County United was surprised by the move, it says it wasn’t unexpected.

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4:57pm

Tue December 3, 2013
Oil And Gas

COGA Files Suit Against Lafayette, Fort Collins On Voter-Approved Fracking Measures

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

Fort Collins and Lafayette voters passed restrictions on the practice of hydraulic fracturing Nov. 5. Now the two towns are facing lawsuits from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association.

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1:52pm

Wed November 6, 2013
Election 2013

Colorado’s Fracking Fight Far From Over

A Fort Collins Alliance for Reliable Energy (FARE) supporter works on election night. FARE unsuccessfully opposed a 5-year fracking moratorium in Fort Collins.
Grace Hood KUNC

1:32am

Wed November 6, 2013
Election 2013

2013 Election Big Success For Colorado’s Fracking Foes

Fort Collins 2A Campaign Manager Kelly Giddens congratulates a supporter as Tuesday election results are reported in Fort Collins.
Grace Hood KUNC

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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