Tag: Fracking

Tag: Fracking

  • High Court Sides with State on Preemption image

    High Court Sides with State on Preemption

    Further underscoring the fact that local governments are political subdivisions whose powers derive from the state, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that local governments cannot ban fracking of any type. The court found that while both cities Ft. Collins and Longmont are Home Rule cities, Home Rule does not give them the right to act as independent agents of the state law.

  • Sunshine Week: Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Composition Act image

    Sunshine Week: Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Composition Act

    During the first part of the 21st century, some of the greatest examples of American ingenuity and achievement took place in and around the oil and gas patches across the …

  • Resolution to Retain State Authority over Hydraulic Fracturing image

    Resolution to Retain State Authority over Hydraulic Fracturing

    Resolution to Retain State Authority over Hydraulic Fracturing¬† WHEREAS, Hydraulic fracturing is a proven technology with a long history of environmentally safe use in the completion of oil and …

  • The Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Composition Act image

    The Disclosure of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Composition Act

    Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of {state}: Section 1. {Disclosure of Composition of Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids} (A) The {relevant state agency} by rule shall: (1) require …