Phillip Doe

Tsunami of Public Outrage Builds in Colorado as Fracking Invades Cities

Many people used to think serving on city council wasn’t worth a bucket of warm piss, as Roosevelt’s first vice president, John Garner, famously described his job.

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Why Citizens in Colorado Can’t Keep the Oil Industry Out of Their Backyards

Do you want to know how cold it can get in Antarctica in midwinter?  Go to a city council meeting in Greeley, Colorado, any time regulation of the oil and gas industry is on the agenda.  You’ll get an idea.  Last week, the room temperature felt near absolute zero from the iciness of the council’s reaction to citizen petitions to rein in industry designs on their neighborhood, a place called Fox Run.

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