Tag Archives: Colorado Farm Bureau

Don’t frack so close to me

October 2, 2018

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Colorado voters will weigh in on drilling distances from homes and schools By Tara Opsal, Colorado State University and Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Coloradans will vote on a ballot initiative in November that requires new oil and gas projects to be set back at least 2,500 feet from occupied buildings. If approved, the measure […]

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Oil & gas industry pumps money into property rights initiatives

May 29, 2018

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Petitions are currently circulating for Initiative 97 in favor of a 2500-foot setback requirement for oil & gas drilling. But that’s not the only petition in need of signatures. Two dozen initiatives have been approved for circulation. Several are backed by the state’s oil & gas industry. Protect Colorado was founded in 2014, to fight […]

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