Stop Fracking

Good govs dont frack their peopleFracking is dirty, dangerous, and incompatible with healthy communities or a safe climate.

In 2019, a number of movement milestones occurred, including the passage of SB19-181, a new law stating that Colorado oil and gas policy now must prioritize the protection of public health and safety over oil and gas extraction. However, our work is far from complete.

While we wish this bill went further to ensure all communities are protected, it is a perfect example of how long-term, sustained campaigns can drive big change. For years, 350 Colorado and allies have worked tirelessly to shift the narrative and build powerful campaigns. From attending countless COGCC hearings to helping lead the Proposition 112 safer setbacks from fracking ballot initiative, every effort contributed to this success.

In 2019 we have developed a toolkit to help local communities pass fracking moratoriums during the SB-181 rulemaking process. We’re also pushing for good rulemaking at the state level (through the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) and the Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC), and in our communities. We will continue education efforts of public officials, community members and students of the dangers of oil and gas drilling & climate change.

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Want to learn more about the dangers of fracking in Colorado? Visit our Fracking Resource Hub.


By the Numbers

~78,000 wells across Colorado

~78,000 wells across Colorado