Fracking Threatens the American Provence

By on July 12, 2012
2912P_FEATURE_FRACKING_01.jpg Photograph by Michael Friberg for Bloomberg Businessweek

Colorado’s North Fork Valley has become a leader in sustainable agriculture and home to the largest concentration of organic farms in the Rocky Mountains.

On Dec. 8, the Bureau of Land Management announced that 30,000 acres in 22 parcels along the North Fork were being nominated for oil and gas development. That meant fracking.

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