April 2, 2018

Monterey Herald, Tom Wright, March 28, 2018- Monterey >> Protect Monterey County, the organization that backed a 2016 anti-fracking ballot initiative called Measure Z, announced it filed an appeal this week challenging a judge’s ruling that invalidated part of the ordinance. Monterey County Superior Court Judge Thomas Wills issued a …

January 3, 2018

BenitoLink, Thomas Leyde, December 30, 2017- A Monterey County Superior Court judge announced his intended decision Thursday in a challenge by several interests to Measure Z, the anti-fracking initiative passed by county voters in 2016. Judge Thomas Wills’ decision came just six weeks after taking the case under submission. Lawyers familiar with the issue …

December 11, 2017

Longmont Times-Call, John Fryar, December 6, 2017- Colorado’s cities and counties would get more authority to locally regulate oil and gas exploration and production within their boundaries under a proposed state law that Sen. Matt Jones plans to introduce. Jones, D-Louisville, said Wednesday that what he’s calling “the Protect Act” …