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Residential Environmental Program Series Hosts Oil and Gas Answers

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FORT COLLINS, CO – On Mar. 5, 2013, the Fort Collins City Council adopted a ban on hydraulic fracturing and the storage of hydraulic fracturing chemicals within City limits. City Council also adopted a resolution directing staff to take specific steps in support of the City of Longmont in their lawsuit against the State of Colorado. What does all of this mean for Fort Collins?

Residents can learn more by attending the next Residential Environmental Program Series event, “Oil and Gas Answers,” on April 10, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St.

Policy and Project Manager Dan Weinheimer will discuss new oil and gas land-use regulations and policies, and how the exploration and extraction of oil and gas impact the community. Residents can also learn how to stay engaged as City staff continues to explore land use regulations.

The Residential Environmental Program Series is a free, educational series sponsored by the City of Fort Collins Utilities and Environmental Services Departments. For more information, or to learn about other programs in the Residential Environmental Program Series, visit, e-mail dXRpbGl0aWVzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==, or call (970) 221-6700 or TDD (970) 224-6003.