ECONOMY

Anti-fracking measures would devastate Colorado’s economy by eliminating over 102,700 jobs and slashing local tax revenue.

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COLORADO TODAY

In 2014 alone, the oil and natural gas industry generated $31.7 billion for Colorado’s economy. That’s over 102,700 high-paying jobs, $1.2 billion in tax revenue for things that are important to Colorado – like schools, parks and roads.

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COLORADO WITHOUT FRACKING

Anti-fracking measures would damage Colorado’s economy and eliminate:

  • 102,700 jobs
  • $12 billion in gross domestic product (GDP)
  • $1.2 billion in tax revenue for local and state governments
  • $1,250 in personal annual income

The ripple effect would demolish supply-chain industries that support oil and gas development and wreck economic sectors, such as real estate, retailers and home builders.