In this segment of today's Where the Money Is, Motley Fool energy analysts Taylor Muckerman and Joel South respond to questions and comments submitted by viewers via Twitter -- including this one, from a viewer who opposes fracking bans in Colorado because of the cost they would impose on energy companies.

Fracking tends to generate a lot of controversy, but it's also keeping energy costs lower in many states -- lower energy costs that states like New York, which has banned fracking statewide, could definitely benefit from.

In the following video, The Motley Fool's energy analysts discuss what fracking bans mean for energy companies and prices, and the effects a ban in Colorado could have.


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