“Ban Fracking” Activist Agenda Sidelined and Criticized, Yet Again, at Broomfield City Council Meeting

By Aileen Yeung The announcement this week by the Broomfield City Council to indefinitely postpone consideration of an oil and gas moratorium in the county represented yet another loss for national “ban fracking” activist groups, which have tried and failed to peddle their agenda around the state for years now. In fact, the activists who showed up to the city council meeting on Tuesday evening were met with chilly reception and strong pushback, and even the Broomfield residents who supported the moratorium deliberately distanced themselves from the “ban fracking” agenda.
The vote came after Extraction Oil & Gas, the operator seeking to drill in

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