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ICYMI: Fractivists handed two major defeats

The New York Times / The Complete Colorado | May 05, 2016 | by CEI Staff

Colorado Court Strikes Down Local Bans on Fracking Colorado’s Supreme Court on Monday struck down local government prohibitions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, handing oil and gas companies a victory in a lengthy battle over energy production in the environmentally conscious state. In separate rulings, the court said a moratorium in Fort Collins and a ban in Longmont were invalid because state law pre-empted them. A lower court had reached the same conclusion earlier. Read the full article in the New York Times Stanford: No credible case for divestment On April 25, Stanford University – where [Tom] Steyer...

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