The Colorado Health Institute recently analysed and offered pros and cons for Proposition 112.
Oil and Gas
“The county is committed to fairness in its regulation of oil and gas development,” Board Chair Mary Hodge said.
If it passes, Proposition 112 would require any new oil and gas development not on federal land to be set back about a half-mile from homes and "vulnerable areas.”
Proposition 112 would require that new oil and gas wells be at least 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and would allow local governments to enact even greater setbacks.
Democrats are gunning to take over the majority in the state Senate as well as the governor's office, while maintaining control of the state House.
Broomfield residents say the city isn't following guidelines set by a new law to prioritize health and safety over oil drilling.
In two sentences, the measure asks voters for more protections for private property rights and seeks payment for property owners.
Justices heard oral arguments in the high-stakes case but did not say when they would rule.
This year is already the most expensive political campaign season in state history, and there are still three weeks to go before votes get counted.
The measure would require most new oil and gas development to be set back at least 2,500 feet from homes and "vulnerable areas."