Proposed Initiative to Cut Severance Taxes for Towns with Bans

Municipalities that prohibit oil and gas drilling would be barred from receiving severance taxes if Coloradans approve a ballot initiative being pushed by Reps. Frank McNulty and Jerry Sonnenberg. Front Range cities including Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins, Lafayette and Longmont have voted in support of bans or moratoriums on oil and gas drilling. If theContinue reading “Proposed Initiative to Cut Severance Taxes for Towns with Bans”

Boulder County Fracking Debate – Jones versus Hickenlooper

Boulder County officials have been vocal in listing their concerns about oil and gas drilling and have repeatedly requested more extensive regulation. The latest news is that Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones will debate fracking with Governor John Hickenlooper on April 1. “The goal of the 45-minute session is to provide a state vs. localContinue reading “Boulder County Fracking Debate – Jones versus Hickenlooper”