COGCC Drops Lawsuit Against Longmont

Last week, Governor John Hickenlooper and Jared Polis announced that they had come to an agreement that would result in four fracking-related initiatives being dropped from the November ballot. As a result of this compromise, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted to drop its legal challenge to the City of Longmont’s fracking ban…. More »

NV Fracking Protesters Rally Outside Capitol

Activists gathered in front of the Nevada Capitol on July 31 to protest Republican Governor Brian Sandoval’s support of fracking as a way to develop the state’s oil and gas resources. The group also submitted a letter to Governor Sandoval calling for a moratorium on fracking until stricter regulations are implemented to protect the environment… More »

Activists Try Again for a Fracking Ban in Youngstown

Activists in Youngstown, Ohio are hoping that the fourth time’s the charm when it comes to passing a ban on fracking in the town. Three similar measures have been rejected by voters, with the most recent effort failing in May 2014. In order for a vote on fracking to be included on the November ballot,… More »