At a packed, contentious and long running meeting Tuesday night, Broomfield city council approved a controversial new drilling plan inside city and county limits.
“If we don’t do this it may never get passed” said Council Member David Beacom, referring to a November election will likely change the membership of city council.
The vote came as cities across the Front Range are searching for more ways to control drilling. Depending on whom you talk to, the Broomfield plan was seen as a gold standard or a misguided plan in need to revisions.
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