Stay up-to-date on the debate surrounding Proposition 112.

Proposition 112, a 2,500-foot setback on oil and gas development in Colorado, has become national news. People across Colorado, and around the country, are speaking out. Read on for the latest articles on Proposition 112.

Wall Street Journal: Colorado Measure Would Make Most of State Off Limits to Drillers

August 29, 2018

The Wall Street Journal has taken notice of Proposition 112: 

Colorado voters in November will consider banning oil and gas drilling within 2,500 feet of homes, businesses and many green spaces, a move that would effectively prohibit it in most of the U.S.’s seventh largest oil-producing state.

The Colorado Secretary of State’s office said Wednesday that antifracking activists had collected enough valid signatures from state voters to put the issue on the fall ballot. That sets the stage for a heated political battle in a fast-growing state where suburban development and oil and gas production have been steadily encroaching on one another, exacerbating tensions.

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