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Colorado Oil & Gas Ass'n v. City of Longmont, Colorado

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20169
Nos. 13CV63, (Colo. Dist. Ct., 07/24/2014)

A Colorado court struck down a city's ban on hydraulic fracturing. In 2012, voters passed an amendment to the city charter that bans fracking and the storage and disposal of fracking waste within city limits. The oil and gas industry challenged the ban, arguing that it was preempted....

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