Water shortage pits farmers, drillers against each other

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

LONGMONT, Colo. -- Just west of I-25, along Highway 119, about 50 protestors lined up outside Encana Oil and Gas in Longmont. 

Organizers say it was a surprise protest by concerned citizens and farmers about water. The protest lasted about two hours. 

Encana is a leading North American energy producer that uses fracking, a process which uses water to extract petroleum and natural gas.

“I lived in Firestone for two years,” says Shane Davis, one of the protestors.  “I’m done being a victim of their heavy industry.”

Several calls to Encana and the Colorado Oil & Gas Association were not immediately returned.   

Most Read

Top Stories

More Home Page Top Stories