Bill requiring compensation for fracking bans dies in Colorado Legislature

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Bill requiring compensation for fracking bans dies in Colorado Legislature

Democrats kill measure in House panel party-line vote
Crew members with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. work on a drilling platform on a Weld County farm near Mead, in the northeastern part of the state, during August 2009. A bill that would have required local governments to compensate mineral-rights owners for losses if local hydraulic-fracking bans eliminated their ability to drill was defeated Wednesday in a state House committee.

Bill requiring compensation for fracking bans dies in Colorado Legislature

Crew members with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. work on a drilling platform on a Weld County farm near Mead, in the northeastern part of the state, during August 2009. A bill that would have required local governments to compensate mineral-rights owners for losses if local hydraulic-fracking bans eliminated their ability to drill was defeated Wednesday in a state House committee.
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