The Boulder County Commissioners will hear public comment today as they consider whether to extend the current moratorium on oil and gas activity in the county. Today’s public input session starts at 2pm at the Plaza Event Center, 1850 Industrial […]
Last night the residents of Lafayette spoke in favor of appealing the recent Boulder District Judge D.D. Mallard’s tossing of November’s vote to ban fracking in the city of Lafayette.
Boulder County Judge D. D. Mallard sided with the Colorado Oil and Gas Association today overturning Lafayette’s voter approved ban on fracking. “Lafayette does not have the authority, in a matter of mixed state and local concern, to negate the authority of the […]
The Longmont City Council received cheers and a standing ovation after they unanimously voted to continue to defend the city’s fracking ban in the courts. In July Boulder District Judge D.D. Mallard ruled that Longmont had no right to ban […]
Food and Water Watch are a national advocacy organization that has been working with communities around the country concerned about fracking. In Colorado they have been working closely with Our Longmont in the voter approved ban on fracking in the city. […]
Thomas Linzey of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund joined us live for a call-in show on community rights approach to regulating and banning fracking and other industrial activities in communities. Linzey wrote a scathing commentary in the Colorado Statesman […]
Mary Smith with the Boulder County Community Rights Network talks about efforts to get a Home Rule ballot initiative in the County.
State energy regulators have dropped their lawsuit against the city of Longmont for adopting stricter oil and gas rules that Colorado officials argued infringed on the state’s rights.