A district court judge allows litigation to lift a Colorado frac ban to proceed
District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree has decided not to dismiss a motion from the Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) to lift a local moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in Broomfield, Colorado. The city of Broomfield passed a measure in 2013 that put a five year moratorium on fracing. COGA filed a complaint for declaratory judgment to invalidate the frac ban on November 24, 2014, which the city of Broomfield asked to be dismissed.

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