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Boulder approves one-year fracking moratorium

By Brittany Anas Camera Staff Writer – June 4, 2013 Boulder City Council members Tuesday night unanimously approved a one-year fracking moratorium, blocking oil and gas drilling permits in the city and on Boulder-owned open space properties.

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New drilling regulations rejected as Colorado Springs vote ends in tie

By Ned B. Hunter- The Gazette 03/13/2013 COLORADO SPRINGS  — After months of debate, Colorado Springs City Council members remain divided on the issue of oil and gas drilling within the city. A four-to-four vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would have … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs OKs drilling despite fracking fears

7 News – Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado’s second-largest city has signed off on oil and gas drilling regulations in city limits. The Colorado Springs city council decision Tuesday came after a spirited debate from environmental … Continue reading

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Longmont council approves oil/gas rules 5-2 – Ban in residential zones survives on 4-3 vote

By Scott Rochat Longmont Times-Call LONGMONT — Longmont has a new set of oil and gas regulations, including a restriction on drilling in residential zones. That restriction survived a 4-3 City Council vote Tuesday night, shortly before the rules as … Continue reading

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Aurora council OKs lease for water for fracking

Associated Press – 7/10/2012 AURORA, Colo.—Anadarko Petroleum Corp. can lease $9.5 million in used water from Aurora for oil and gas drilling over five years under a deal approved by city councilors. The council voted 8-3 on Monday in favor … Continue reading

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Still months to go for Colorado Springs oil and gas rules

June 04, 2012 – The Gazette Colorado Springs’ oil and gas committee agreed Monday to recommend areas for the city to regulate, but there are still several steps and months of work ahead before actual recommendations are adopted and companies … Continue reading

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