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Posts Tagged ‘longmont’

“The Belonging Revolution” Sweeps Through Longmont, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

“The Belonging Revolution” Sweeps Through Longmont, Neighborhood by Neighborhood

Longmont condos (photo by Sam Cox flickr creative commons https://www.flickr.com/photos/sammcox/9314642210/) At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the evening of Monday, March 16, 2015, Longmont community activist Dan Benavidez (who is also a [...]

Water, Fracking, and a Dry State Quenching Its Thirst

Water, Fracking, and a Dry State Quenching Its Thirst

If you listen closely, you can hear a collective sigh of relief come across Colorado, as spring rain and snow continue their welcomed deluge on a parched, water-scarce state. Brush-clearers are taking a break from trimming, their fear of summer [...]

Reflections of Boulder’s Youngest Elder Statesman

Reflections of Boulder’s Youngest Elder Statesman

Former Boulder County Commissioner Will Toor (photo from swenergy.org) In a wide-ranging talk before a PLAN-Boulder County forum on Friday, March 1, term-limited, newly retired Boulder County Commissioner Will Toor spun colorful anecdotes, [...]

No Explosions at Fracking Forum

No Explosions at Fracking Forum

photo and graphic courtesy Mike Chiropolos At a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the evening of November 19, a panel discussion of hydraulic fracturing of oil shale to produce natural gas (and sometimes oil), commonly known as “fracking,” [...]

It’s Time to ROAR about Responsible Oil and Gas Regulation

It’s Time to ROAR about Responsible Oil and Gas Regulation

On Monday, February 6th, the City of Longmont will host a Community Open House to ask the public to respond to carefully framed questions regarding the city's revision of Longmont's Oil and Gas Regulations. This orchestrated format precludes [...]

Free Range Longmont | Fracking in Longmont Open Space?

Free Range Longmont | Fracking in Longmont Open Space?

  "I found out several days ago that plans are being prepared by city staff and others to allow for horizontal drilling for natural gas and oil on Longmont city-owned properties, including on Longmont Open Space. Then I find in the City [...]