Colorado Oil and Gas Association

Buying Time: Pro-Fracking Group Books Nearly $300K in TV Ads Before CO's November Election

Buying Time: Pro-Fracking Group Books Nearly $300K in TV Ads Before CO's November Election
A pro-fracking issue group has reserved 323 TV ad spots at a cost of more than $299,000 for the nine weeks leading up to the November election – and that’s at just one Denver station. At least two ballot initiatives are being proposed that would allow communities to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. No pro-fracking initiatives have been formally organized, but the group didn’t rule out the possibility.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Coloradans Eye Rulings Around Country in Favor of Local Fracking Bans

Coloradans Eye Rulings Around Country in Favor of Local Fracking Bans
Supporters of local bans on the oil-and-gas drilling process known as fracking celebrated a key legal victory in Pennsylvania last week, where the state supreme court ruled unconstitutional a law that sought to override local zoning initiatives in the state. Colorado, like Pennsylvania — and states like California, New York and Ohio — is the site of a tug of war between state and local communities over drilling regulations.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Moms of ‘Gas Patch Kids’ Press CO Gov Hickenlooper on Air Quality Regulations

Moms of ‘Gas Patch Kids’ Press CO Gov Hickenlooper on Air Quality Regulations
At the state capitol in Denver Wednesday, a handful of mothers from towns sited in the Northern Front Range drilling fields delivered petition signed by 8,000 mothers to Governor Hickenlooper's office asking him to push for tighter air-quality regulations than the draft versions released to the public last week. The women, mostly members of the group Colorado Moms Know Best, arrived arms full of stuffed dolls, Cabbage Patch Kids, which they rechristened Gas Patch Kids.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: