Gov't Affairs, Govt Longmont

Voters Approve Fracking Ban

Fracking opponents were successful in their attempt to persuade voters to approve a city charter amendment to prohibit fracking within the City of Longmont. However, the charter amendment will face a legal challenge from the State of Colorado. Governor John Hickenlooper stated in October that if ban proponents were successful, the State would take the… Continue reading Voters Approve Fracking Ban

Gov't Affairs, Govt Longmont

Fracking Ballot Measure Generates Controversy

This November Longmont voters will decide if fracking should be banned within City limits. The Longmont Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum on this topic that included speakers Governor John Hickenlooper, Adjunct Professor Dr. William Fleckenstein from the School of Mines and representatives from Our Longmont, Our Future (the group responsible for getting this measure… Continue reading Fracking Ballot Measure Generates Controversy