Colorado fights over who decides where to frack


PBS NewsHour

Published on Sep 8, 2014

In Colorado, the debate over pumping pressurized water underground to extract oil and natural gas has turned local and state governments into rivals. When one city banned fracking altogether, the state launched two lawsuits. Special correspondent Dan Boyce of Rocky Mountain PBS reports on how the friction between activists and industry has turned into a fight over local and state control.

Global Climate Change
Environment Ethics
Environment Justice

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