Fracking history flares up as Foote plans bill to 'clarify' setbacks

Fracking history flares as Colorado Rep. Foote plans bill to ‘clarify’ setbacks

Author: Joey Bunch - March 14, 2017 - Updated: July 31, 2017

Rep. Mike Foote plans to throw the latest punch as early as Tuesday in the ongoing fight over fracking near schools in the northeast metro region. After courts have upheld existing laws allowing wells to operate within 1,000 feet of schools, home sand other public buildings, Foote wants to “clarify” that that means the property […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.