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Massive 26-Well Neighborhood Fracking Proposal in Loveland

Contacts: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lauren Petrie March 8, 2022 720.663.0735 lauren@corising.org MEDIA ALERT Residents Gather to Say “No” to Massive 26-Well Neighborhood Fracking Proposal in Loveland Residents feel betrayed by Troy McWhinney’s plan to frack peaceful Centerra neighborhood. WHO: Loveland Fracking Concerns made up of concerned Loveland residents, and Colorado Rising team up to oppose

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Colorado Oil &Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Approves 2,000 Foot Setbacks

Colorado Oil &Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Approves 2,000 Foot Setbacks COGCC Loopholes Still Allow Oil and Gas Operators to Endanger Communities and Environment DENVER, CO, November 23, 2020 – Today, COGCC commissioners finalized a 2,000–foot setback rule for new oil and gas operations to be placed away from homes, schools, and other protected areas. The

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Boulder County District Court Rules Against Longmont Fracking Ban

Boulder County District Court Rules Against Longmont Fracking Ban Community Will Continue to Fight. Appeal Imminent. DENVER, CO, November 2, 2020 – Today, the Boulder County District Court ruled against Longmont’s fracking ban. In 2012, Longmont voters overwhelmingly approved a charter amendment (Article XVI) to ban fracking within city limits. Soon after, the oil &

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Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Discusses Proposed 2,000 ft. Setback

Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) Discusses Proposed 2,000 ft. Setback Commission’s Final Vote Could Protect Communities from the Impacts of Oil and Gas Development DENVER, CO, September 14, 2020 –Last week, the COGCC Commission discussed the possibility of its final proposed rules requiring a 2,000-foot setback for oil and gas development from homes,

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