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Energy Column: Colorado Dems Frack
Backtrack is all about November

Daily Times (NM), by Marita Noon

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Posted By:cjjeepercreeper, 8/13/2014 12:53:20 PM

In June, in a sparsely populated county in northern New Mexico, a primary election surprisingly unseated an incumbent County Commissioner. No one seemed to notice. But, apparently, high-ranking Democrats to the north were paying attention. The northern New Mexico county is Mora. The high-ranking Democrats: from Colorado. The election upset was about Mora County´s oil-and-gas drilling ban. In April 2013, the Mora County Commission voted, 2 to 1, and passed the first-in-the-nation county-wide ban on all oil-and-gas drilling. It was spearheaded by Commission Chairman John Olivas—an environmental activist. Since then, two lawsuits have been filed against the little county because

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Very interesting column about a little publicized issue that could have an enormous impact on the Senate and Governor elections in Colorado.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: kofcfn, 8/13/2014 1:06:34 PM     (No. 9964506)

As all that enviorweenie and democrat money down the drain. What a shame. s/o

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 8/13/2014 1:42:17 PM     (No. 9964586)

Republicans could run with a platform of Pro-Choice on Guns and Pro-Choice on Fracking and win any election out West.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/13/2014 2:42:47 PM     (No. 9964680)

The environmentalist initiatives were headed for defeat. Otherwise, hickenlooper and polis would not have pursued a compromise. So, it is disappointing that the pro-energy side pulled their ballot initiatives. They should know that liberals never compromise in good faith. Liberals always lie and cheat.

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