Tag Archives: Fracking Ban

Longmont mulls stand against statehouse bill that would compensate drillers for losses

By John Fryer – The Denver Post – February 20, 2017 Rep. Perry Buck’s measure would make governments that impose a moratorium compensate oil, gas companies Longmont’s City Council is to consider taking a formal stand Tuesday night against a … Continue reading

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Governor, industry urge cautious hand in regulating oil, gas

BY DAN ELLIOTT – Associated Press – The Wichita Eagle – April 1, 2016 DENVER – Collaboration and negotiation allowed Colorado to draw up oil and gas regulations that protect the public and the environment while encouraging a lucrative state industry, the … Continue reading

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Colorado Senate Weighs Payments To Mineral Owners Over Fracking Rules

CBS Denver,  February 12, 2015 DENVER (AP) — Mineral owners would get compensation from local governments that restrict fracking under a Republican bill advanced by the Colorado Senate Thursday. The question pits homeowners concerned over industrial activity in residential areas and … Continue reading

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Mineral Owners Decry Attempts by Out-of-State Billionaires to Trample on Property Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Senate U.S. Environment and Public Works Committee Report Connects the Dots between Country’s Largest Family Foundations and Colorado’s Fracking Ban Groups DENVER (July 30, 2014) – Republicans on the Senate’s U.S. Environment and Public Works Committee released a … Continue reading

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Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S.

By Mark Jaffe – The Denver Post – July 27, 2014 Development of oil and gas shale formations has sparked drilling from Pennsylvania to California, and that is leading to a new wave of local oil and gas ordinances and bans. … Continue reading

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Proposed oil and gas ballot measures are ‘stupid,’ former Colorado Gov. Romer says

Cathy Proctor – Reporter-Denver Business Journal – May 8, 2014 Former Democratic Colorado Gov. Roy Romer is succinct in summing up his thoughts on the myriad of proposed state ballot issues that, if approved by voters, will write new regulations into the state’s constitution … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ROYALTY OWNERS, ROCKIES CHAPTER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 15, 2014  MINERAL OWNERS-WE NEED YOUR HELP! Are you aware that six (6) jurisdictions in Colorado, City and County of Boulder, City and County of Broomfield, City of Fort Collins, City of Lafayette, and the City of … Continue reading

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Proposed statewide ballot measure would give Colo. communities power to ban fracking

By John Aguilar, Camera Staff Writer Amendment to constitution would pose direct challenge to pre-emptive powers of state law Draft of language for proposed ballot measure”As all political power is vested in and derived from the people, and as all … Continue reading

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