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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:09 AM

Fort Collins council backs ban on fracking

In the face of a flood of public support, the Fort Collins City Council on Tuesday took a step toward banning fracking within city limits.

The council voted 5-2 to give initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit all gas and oil exploration activity in the city including hydraulic fracturing, a commonly used technique to increase oil and gas production from wells.

The council also passed a resolution stating its support for the city of Longmont in its legal fight with the state over its efforts to regulate gas and oil activity within its city limits. The state through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has authority over the industry. .......


http://www.coloradoan.com/article/20130219/NEWS01/302190039


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madamesilverspurs Feb 2013 OP
Laelth Feb 2013 #1
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Gorp Feb 2013 #3
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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:27 AM

1. Good news. k&r n/t

-Laelth

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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:47 AM

2. Yay for my former home!

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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:26 PM

3. Well,...

 

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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:32 PM

4. I love my hometown! n/t

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