Infrastructure & Environment

Water Issues at Heart of Secession Threat in Colorado

Weld County commissioners want to create a new state to allow northeast Colorado's robust agriculture and oil and gas industries to thrive under regulations of their own design — rules different than those created through the influence of the state's urban lawmakers.
June 24, 2013
 

Weld County commissioners want to create a new state to allow northeast Colorado's robust agriculture and oil and gas industries to thrive under regulations of their own design — rules different than those created through the influence of the state's urban lawmakers.

While serious discussions have yet to take place, one merging issue for the six northeast counties — that would become nation's 51st state — is water.

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