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boulder city council extends fracking moratorium by 2 years via emergency vote

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boulder city council extends fracking moratorium by 2 years via emergency vote

it was a rare sight in boulder: council chambers were nearly empty as members unanimously passed an emergency ordinance to extend the city's moratorium on oil and gas applications for an additional two years.the room had emptied out earlier tuesday evening after the council voted lock-step to implement a ban on assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and bump stocks. fewer than a dozen attendees remained for the decision on the temporary moratorium, in place since 2013. it was first instituted by the council; voters overwhelmingly supported an extension the same year.mayor suzanne jones cited that voter support as motivation for the council to act rather than waiting for a ballot measure.no companies have publicly expressed interest i...