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Environment/Energy:

Broomfield oil and gas forum sees big turnout, hushed crowd

A crowd of more than 900 packed a community oil and gas forum Tuesday night in Broomfield as Denver-based Extraction Oil and Gas company officials […]...

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

The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules

In 2014, Colorado became the first state to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, with the goal of shrinking its carbon footprint and […]...

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February 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights draws passionate support from mothers, children

More than a dozen mothers, many with children in tow, took to the podium in front of Lafayette’s City Council Tuesday night to advocate for […]...

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February 9, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A Colorado-inspired federal methane rule is now on the chopping block

The U.S. House of Representatives this morning passed a resolution to kill a Bureau of Land Management rule that prevents oil and gas operations on public […]...

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February 3, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado Senate to consider harsher penalties for oil and gas tampering

As tensions between homeowners and Colorado’s oil and gas industry heat up, a state senator wants to enable the state to slap up to six-figure […]...

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January 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Lafayette’s Climate Change Bill of Rights: A small town grapples with a big idea

The absence of three of its seven members Tuesday evening prompted the Lafayette City Council to postpone its vote on a controversial proposed Climate Bill […]...

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January 18, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Controversial Broomfield fracking moratorium vote postponed

After a lengthy and occasionally emotional meeting that drew more than 500 people, a divided Broomfield City Council decided Tuesday night to wait until late […]...

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January 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Fast-approaching hearings prompt slew of pleas for CO senators to reject cabinet picks

  With hearings for eight of President-elect Donald Trump’s 22 cabinet picks already scheduled for the coming week, concerned Coloradans are demanding the state’s U.S. […]...

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January 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lafayette’s proposed Climate Bill of Rights would protect protest against oil and gas

Lafayette is eyeing a citywide policy that would codify residents’ right to a healthy climate — and to defend that right with civil disobedience. Part […]...

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January 5, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Our best environmental reporting of 2016

As an environmental reporter, I’m finishing out this year with a nagging fear. The why, of course, is obvious: The federal government soon will be […]...

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December 30, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water, Water

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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THE BLOGS

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The Home Front: With legal weed in the crosshairs, behold Colorado’s beard industry

“States where recreational marijuana is legal will be subject to ‘greater enforcement’ under the Trump administration, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday,” according to […]

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