Earthworks Brings 'War on Fracking' to Colorado Oil & Gas Task Force

November 20, 2014

The activist group Earthworks has been invited to testify at today's meeting of the Colorado oil and gas task force. Based on past experience with other activist organizations, Earthworks will likely present itself to the task force, news media and general public as a group that simply wants to improve the way oil and gas development is regulated. But the facts tell a very different story.

Earthworks has joined other national anti-energy groups like the Center for Western Priorities and Environment America to pressure the task force into endorsing anti-energy policies. Safe Clean Colorado, a group funded by millionaire Boulder Congressman Jared Polis to push two anti-energy ballot measures for the November 2014 ballot, is also deeply involved in the lobbying campaign.

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