OIL AND GAS: Colo. city votes down fracking ban Published: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Loveland, Colo., became the first city in the state on Tuesday to vote down proposed fracking restrictions. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.