Bill Banning Local Oil and Gas Regs Fails

· Feb. 16, 2012, 5:44 pm

A Republican bill to ban local governments from regulating the oil and gas industry failed in a senate committee on a 4-1 vote. The measure was introduced after several communities, mostly along the Front Range, issued temporary moratoriums on hydraulic fracturing. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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