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

ELR Citation: ELR 20089
Nos. No. 15SC667, (Colo., 05/02/2016)

The Supreme Court of Colorado held that state law preempts a city's ban on hydraulic fracturing and waste disposal within city limits. The Colorado Constitution recognizes the sovereignty of "home rule cities," meaning that in matters of local concern, a home-rule ordinance supersedes a conflicting state statute....

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