Boulder Officials ‘Would Prefer’ That Oil and Gas Hearing Not Hear ‘Resumption of Calls’ for Bans

By Aileen Yeung Today, the Board of County Commissioners of Boulder, Colo., will be holding a public hearing to discuss proposed updates to county regulations on oil and natural gas development. Expecting “ban fracking” activists to show up and lobby the hearing, officials told the media they “would prefer that the hearing not turn into a resumption of calls for Boulder County to indefinitely extend the series of oil and gas moratoriums it’s had in place since February 2012, or converting the present moratorium to an outright ban.”
The Longmont Times-Call interviewed Deb Gardner, chairwoman of the board of county commissioners and former chair

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