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Oil-gas company drops all plans to drill near ex-nuke site


November 16, 2018

DENVER (AP) — An oil and gas company says it's canceling all of its plans to drill near a former nuclear weapons plant northwest of Denver.

The Denver Post reported Thursday Highlands Natural Resources dropped its plans to drill near the Rocky Flats site after nearby residents voiced fierce opposition.

Highlands originally applied for state approval to drill on two sites, one near the northeast corner of Rocky Flats and another on the western side. It withdrew the application for the northeastern site Tuesday and the western site Thursday.

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