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Sovereign Operating Co. v. City & County of Broomfield

ELR Citation: ELR 20225
Nos. 14CV30092, (Colo. Dist. Ct., 09/25/2014)

A Colorado court held that a voter-approved local ban on hydraulic fracturing cannot apply retroactively to ban oil and gas operations that a city approved in a prior agreement. The city entered into a memorandum of understanding in August 2013 allowing a company to engage oil and gas exploration and extraction....

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