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Environment/Energy:

Environmental groups intervene to defend federal methane rule

Fifteen state, regional, tribal and national groups, including one from southwestern Colorado, have filed a legal motion with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) […]...

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December 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Frustrated with “limited toolkit,” Broomfield considers 6-month fracking moratorium

In a packed and emotional meeting Tuesday night, Broomfield City Council took the first step toward approving two ordinances to increase its control over fracking […]...

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December 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Senate Republicans to take on energy in next session

With a new pro-fossil fuels administration headed to Washington, Republicans in the state Senate are seizing the opportunity to shore up Colorado’s sluggish mining and […]...

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December 5, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Forced pooling is not mandatory swim practice

A slightly different version of this story first appeared in the Boulder Weekly.  When James Sines shopped for homes in 2007, he thought he knew how […]...

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December 1, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The misguided archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

This summer, Tim Mentz Sr. took to YouTube to tell the world about the destruction of his cultural heritage. A former tribal historic preservation officer […]...

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November 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Can Trump undo Obama’s policies?

This story first appeared in High Country News.  One week after the presidential election, on a summery November day, I phoned Denver-based climate activist Jeremy […]...

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November 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

President Trump and the future of Colorado’s public lands

On Jan.  21, 2016, nearly one year to the day before he will be sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump gave […]...

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November 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Greeley residents sue state oil and gas commission over neighborhood drilling rules

A group of homeowners in Greeley filed a lawsuit this morning in Denver District Court against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), alleging […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Thompson Divide announcement draws questions about the future of public lands

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell travelled to the state Capitol Thursday morning to formally announce the Bureau of Land Management’s cancellation of 25 undeveloped oil and […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Today is America Recycles Day. Colorado’s recycling rate is shockingly low.

Today is America Recycles Day, a national holiday dedicated to the promotion and celebration of recycling. But a new report released yesterday shows that Colorado’s recycling […]...

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November 15, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

Grab your calendar: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 marks the seventh annual Colorado Gives Day, and The Indy needs your help! Colorado Gives Day is a statewide […]

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She lost her fight for pollution records from a Colorado Springs coal plant. Then she checked her inbox.

  Is a coal plant near her son’s school polluting the air? That’s what Monument resident Leslie Weise has wanted to know for years, and she […]

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