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From the Greeley Tribune

However they put it, the main message Tuesday from the roughly 100 residents to the Greeley Planning Commission was they did not want an Extraction Oil and Gas facility — even with a planned 1,000-foot setback, twice the minimum state distance — near their homes.

“Residents would rather Greeley become the most sustainable city rather than most fracked,” Maydean Worley told the commission as she and other residents packed a meeting room in the Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Ave., to oppose the facility, citing everything from bruising the city’s growing reputation to health and traffic concerns.

After about two hours of testimony against the project, the Greeley Planning Commission agreed, denying Extraction’s project on a 6-0 vote. The group discussed the project in December, but ran out of time for a vote and rescheduled the meeting to Tuesday.

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