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Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

A Colorado District Court has ruled against Fort Collins’ hydraulic fracturing ban, following a similar ruling that invalidated Longmont’s hydraulic fracturing ban in July. On August 7, 2014, the Larimer County District Court ruled that the City of Fort Collins’ ordinance imposing a five-year ban on hydraulic fracturing is preempted by the Colorado Oil and… Keep reading →

Fracking In California Under Spotlight As Some Local Municipalities Issue Bans

A Colorado District Court has struck down a hydraulic fracturing ban in the City of Longmont citing preemption by state law. On July 24, 2014, a Colorado District Court ruled that Article XVI of the Longmont Municipal Charter, which bans hydraulic fracturing in the city of Longmont, is invalid as preempted by the Colorado Oil… Keep reading →