Mineral-rights fight drills on

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Mineral-rights fight drills on

Republican bills would compensate owners for fracking bans
Natural-gas and oil drilling in Colorado no longer is confined to the state’s most rural areas, such as these four oil pumps located near a subdivision near Frederick. The expansion of drilling to populated areas has resulted in a patchwork of hydraulic fracturing bans. Two bills in the Colorado Legislature would compensate mineral-rights owners if local governments enact laws that prevent them from extracting their gas or oil.

Mineral-rights fight drills on

Natural-gas and oil drilling in Colorado no longer is confined to the state’s most rural areas, such as these four oil pumps located near a subdivision near Frederick. The expansion of drilling to populated areas has resulted in a patchwork of hydraulic fracturing bans. Two bills in the Colorado Legislature would compensate mineral-rights owners if local governments enact laws that prevent them from extracting their gas or oil.
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