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Author : Kelsey Ray

Colorado scientists get political for climate: “Science not silence”

For the first several blocks, Saturday’s March for Science in downtown Denver was remarkably quiet. No hey-hey’s or ho-ho’s, no calls and no responses; just […]...

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April 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Activists drown out Hickenlooper at March for Science

Chants from anti-fracking activists nearly drowned out Gov. John Hickenlooper’s remarks at today’s March for Science in Denver. The rally was part of a global day […]...

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April 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Ahead of national March for Science, scientists reflect on proposed climate cuts

Pieter Tans was 25 years old the first time he heard about global warming. He was a student in the Netherlands, perusing a bookstore, when […]...

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April 21, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

TIME gave her a global award. Fear of deportation may keep her from the gala.

Undocumented immigrant, Denver resident and longtime activist Jeanette Vizguerra is one of the 100 most influential people in the world. So says TIME magazine, which […]...

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April 20, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Not taking no for an answer: Meet the group demanding a Boulder County fracking ban

The group was small, but their message was firm: We will accept nothing short of a ban on fracking in Boulder County. About 40 Boulder County […]...

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April 17, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Aurora mother headed for deportation after ICE check-in

Longtime Aurora resident Maria de Jesus Jimenez Sanchez is being deported following a recent routine check-in with immigration enforcement officials, her attorney says. “I called […]...

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April 14, 2017 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats

BLM lease sales explained: Why you can’t prevent drilling on public lands for $2 an acre

On June 8, 2017, the Bureau of Land Management Colorado will hold an online auction to sell leases for more than 100,000 acres of federal […]...

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April 13, 2017 Just In, The Beats

ACLU files FOIA suit for documents related to ‘Muslim ban’ implementation

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit Tuesday demanding information about President Donald Trump’s executive orders restricting immigration and […]...

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April 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Environmental groups sue state oil and gas commission over Greeley drilling proposal

Environmental and civil rights groups filed a lawsuit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Tuesday, alleging that the regulatory agency violated its responsibility […]...

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April 12, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

BLM’s planned lease sale of 100,000 Colorado acres for drilling prompts legal protest

The Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to auction approximately 100,000 acres of federal public lands in northern Colorado for oil and gas drilling has attracted […]...

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April 12, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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The Home Front: Investigators confirm probe into gas well near house explosion

“Investigators confirmed Wednesday that they’re looking at a 24-year-old well operated by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as part of their probe into the house explosion that […]

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