The FCSG Story

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) grew out of a meeting held in the spring of 2005, shortly after the Kyoto Protocol went into effect,…

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Vote Yes on 112

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on October 27, 2018  At a private event with Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org, he stressed our dire situation….

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It’s Fossil Fuels that are “Reckless”

Published in the Denver Post on June 8, 2016  Re: “Initiative 78’s hidden purpose”, June 2 Post editorial.  The Post’s editorial board states that the…

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FCSG Statement on Judge Lammons’ Decision to Overturn the Five-Year Moratorium on Fracking

  Statement updated on September 28, 2014  The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) was disappointed to learn in early August that 8th Judicial District Judge Gregory…

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Let Scientists Study Effects of Fracking Before Letting it Continue Here

Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on October 28, 2013 Fort Collins voters are faced with several important issues on the current ballot. The…

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Fracking Moratorium is in Fort Collins’ Best Interest

 Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on October 24, 2013  The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) believes that a five-year moratorium on fracking is…

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FCSG Endorsement of Five-Year Fracking Moratorium and Comments on the Fort Collins Fracking Ban

 FCSG endorsement of a five-year fracking moratorium initiative   The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) endorses the effort by Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins (CFAHFC)…

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FCSG Statement on Fracking and Climate Change

Advances in horizontal well drilling since the early 2000s, combined with hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have made it possible to extract “tightly held” oil and natural…

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Position Statement on a City-Wide Ban on Fracking

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group has serious concerns about the impact of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on the environment. We are particularly concerned about the impact…

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Fracking Regulations Essential for City Health

Originally appeared in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on November 13, 2012  The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) has serious concerns about oil and gas exploration…

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