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Colorado to become first state to limit methane from fracking

Fracktivists and frackthusiasts have reached a historic compromise in Colorado, a hot spot for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that recently saw three communities -- and a possible fourth -- vote to ban the practice entirely. The agreement, announced today by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, joins three oil-and-gas producers with the Environmental Defense Fund to track and eliminate methane leaks, making it the first U.S. state to limit methane emissions from natural gas and oil production.

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