Colorado city residents win vote to ban fracking
Published: Wednesday, 07 November 2012
More than 16,000 sign ballot as environmental concerns mount
A US city has successfully banned hydraulic
fracturing, or fracking, in the
surrounding area after a public ballot against the process
received more than 16,000 signatures.
Residents of Boulder County, Longmont, Colorado signed up to
Ballot Question 300 after concerns that fracking which
involves pumping a mixture of...