Colorado fracking bans brought before high court
Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2015
The Colorado Oil and Gas Association has challenged fracking bans in Longmont and Fort Collins, saying they are preempted by existing regulation in Colorado. The cases could have implications in other states and industries, addressing the authority of local and state governments.
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) bans in Longmont and Fort
Collins in the US state of Colorado were today brought before
the state’s high court.
In 2012, voters in Longmont added the fracking ban to the
City Charter on the basis that regulations on oil and gas
drilling activity in the...