VC residents, what would you say if there were a local ballot initiative to ban fracking? To ban acidization? Would you be ok with the risk to the economy? Do you believe that this boom will create energy independence for the US?
“With wins in Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins—and a partial-victory in Broomfield—this election sends a huge wake-up call to Governor Hickenlooper that the people of Colorado do not want to be fracked,” said Gary Wockner of Clean Water Action. ”Fort Collins’ vote is especially revealing—a decisive 10 point win in a swing county while being outspent 40 to 1. The oil and gas industry poured in almost $900,000 to try and force citizens to be exposed to their cancer-causing fracking chemicals. Their money back-fired.” To read the full article at EcoWatch.com click HERE