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What Colorado’s and Washington’s Pro-Energy Votes Could Mean for the Rest of the Industry

By on November 24, 2018 in Energy, Oil & Gas

Check mark box on ballot.Just because voters in two states rejected measures that energy companies opposed, but that doesn’t mean the fight is over for oil and gas companies, warns Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in a website post.

Colorado voters turned down an initiative that would have dramatically limited the use of hydraulic fracturing. And Washington voters rejected a proposed carbon fee on fossil-fuel emissions.

“Though it’s early, East Coast lawmakers in states like Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont may introduce their own carbon-pricing legislation in the near future. And of course, Washington isn’t quite ready to give up yet either,” according to the post.

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