This is the type of story I am typically uncomfortable posting on the site with an attendant comment. This a ruling about Colorado law and Colorado state requlation and a governor who has not subordinated the legal system in his own very special way of doing or not doing business. Unless the people of New York wake up to the facts they will find themselves with no say in their government , just like the majority of upstate New Yorkers. The injustice we have experienced in upstate NY countys should make us as mad as hornets but we are like sheep to the slaughter. I guess the best reason to put this article up is to make people aware that there is normalcy in other parts of our country, not all states are as broken as NY. JLCpulse
By Sean McLernon in Law360, New York (August 08, 2014, 2:38 PM ET) --
Another Colorado town's hydraulic fracturing ban has been struck down in court, as a Larimer County judge ruled Thursday that a state oil and gas law impliedly preempts the five-year fracking moratorium passed by Fort Collins voters in November.
District Court Judge Gregory M. Lammons found that even though the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Act does not explicitly block local...