In 2012, 7.65 percent of proposed facilities had eight or more wells. In 2016, the share jumped to 43 percent.
Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA)
The council voted 5-4 to push the vote on Broomfield's proposed moratorium and resume the meeting on Feb. 28.
The Supreme Court called the cities' limits "invalid and unenforceable" because state law trumps the local ordinances.
Longmont passed an outright ban on fracking in 2012. Fort Collins voters passed a moratorium one year later in 2013. Both could be struck down.
- The Colorado Oil and Gas Association said Wednesday the proposals would require more than a state task force intended when it suggested the rules.Read more
- Longmont voters banned hydraulic fracturing in 2012. Fort Collins voters approved a 5-year moratorium in 2013.Read more
In her five years heading the Colorado Oil & Gas Association, Tisha Schuller has worked to negotiate regulations -- and sue cities over fracking bans.