Longmont: Public Meeting for Gas and Oil Comments

Recently the City Council discussed gas and oil regulations in Longmont but rather than moving forward with any legislation of its own, it decided to hold a public forum to get more input from citizens. Clearly some members of Council would support a ban on fracking or a moratorium regardless of their legality. Inevitably theContinue reading “Longmont: Public Meeting for Gas and Oil Comments”

Anti-Fracking Movement Portent of Things to Come?

It started last year in Longmont with Ballot Question 300, which put a moratorium on hydraulic fracking. The idea has gained momentum with environmentalists and encouraged them to take the issue elsewhere in our region. In this year’s election Fort Collins and Lafayette passed similar measures. The vote in Broomfield remains to close to callContinue reading “Anti-Fracking Movement Portent of Things to Come?”