Colorado Residents: Fracking Ban Valid As Exercise Of Self-Government
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT) -- BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado residents that sued the state, its governor and an oil and gas exploration company seeking to enforce a charter amendment that the residents of the City of Lafayette, Colo., passed to ban hydraulic fracturing on Aug. 19, 2014, moved in state court for preliminary injunctive relief declaring their right to govern the local community in which they reside (Cliff Willmeng, et al. v. State of Colorado, et al., No. 2014CV30718, Colo. Dist., Boulder Co.).