On November 5, 2013, Colorado voters in Boulder, Fort Collins and Lafayette agreed to ban hydraulic fracturing within their communities for the next five years while, in Broomfield, a close vote to allow hydraulic fracturing (a difference of 13 votes) is being re-counted. In Boulder, 77% of the voters agreed to extend a one-year moratorium for five more years. In Fort Collins and Lafayette, the anti-fracking votes were 55% and 60% respectively. The voters may have been influenced by September’s devastating floods during which there was grave concern about contamination from escaped fracking wastewater.
- Broomfield – Prohibits the