Judge overturns Lafayette Fracking Ban

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 […]

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Longmont to defend its fracking ban in the courts

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 […]

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A Public Affair: Thomas Linzey on Community Rights

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 […]

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