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CommonDreams – Green Groups Fight To Uphold Colorado Town’s Ban On Fracking – 13 September 2014

commondreams“If we are successful with this it will resonate around the country.”

by Sarah Lazare, staff writer

A coalition of environmental organizations this week filed a motion to preserve the groundbreaking ban on fracking enacted by Longmont, Colorado voters in 2012.

Our Health Our Future Our Longmont, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club, and Earthworks, represented by the University of Denver Law Clinic, appealed a July ruling by a Colorado judge that struck down the prohibition. “We are committed to continuing to protect the health, safety and property of Longmont residents,” said Kaye Fissinger, President of Our Health Our Future Our Longmont. Continue reading

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