Anti-fracking protesters rally at wrong house

Anti-fracking activists – “fractivists” — wanted to protest a Colorado official for not being tough enough on the oil and gas industry.

The problem? They went to the wrong house.

The Longmont (Colo.) Times-Call newspaper reports a group called Boulder County Protectors demonstrated Sunday at a Boulder home where they believed county commissioner Elise Jones lived.

Jones says she’s one of the home’s owners, but hasn’t lived there for years. She says the current residents weren’t home during the protest, Kallanish Energy understands.

One of the protesters, Cliff Willmeng, told the Times-Call he and his fellow protestors learned post-demonstration Jones didn’t live there.

The protesters say Jones hasn’t done enough to stop fracking. Jones says she opposes fracking, but she and other commissioners say they don’t have the authority to ban it.

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