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2 anti-oil and gas initiatives unlikely to make Colorado ballot, group’s analysis shows DBJ

By Cathy Proctor Reporter Denver Business Journal Aug 12, 2016 Chances appear to be slim for two ballot initiatives aimed at curbing Colorado’s oil and gas industry to on the state’s November ballot, according to a group’s review of documents submitted to Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams’ office earlier this week. Vital for Colorado, a…

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Study the fracking proposals

Guest column by Robert Golden, Mike Kopp and Jeff Wasden May 11, 2016 With the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision preserving responsible energy development in the state, fringe activists will attempt one final Hail Mary aimed at amending the Colorado Constitution. Backers of four measures targeting oil and gas development in Colorado have begun collecting the…

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DBJ: 11 new ballot proposals take aim at Colorado oil and gas industry, fracking

Cathy Proctor Reporter Denver Business Journal Eleven separate ballot proposals aimed at Colorado’s oil and gas industry — including increasing setbacks to 4,000 feet and a statewide ban on the use of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — have been filed with the state’s Legislative Council, the first step to getting on the 2016 ballot. If…

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