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Environment/Energy:

Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion – April 30

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with fracking policy. Colorado Independent Managing Editor John Tomasic […]...

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April 16, 2015 Environment/Energy, Events, Upcoming Events, Wiretap

‘Obamacare’ long war haunts bill on EPA carbon-emissions plan

DENVER — Obamacare was the unlikely elephant in the room Thursday during a state Energy Committee hearing about a new bill that would rework the […]...

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April 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Senators spark a coal-fired conversation

Talking coal is personal for many Colorado lawmakers. As the resource comes under attack for its connection to climate change, some Senators – mostly Republicans […]...

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April 9, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Not-quite-candidate Jeb whistle-stops in swing-state Colorado

Jeb Bush is talking serious smack about one politician certain not to be his opponent in 2016. The not-yet-formally announced, not-fully-frontrunner Republican candidate on a […]...

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April 7, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Corporate ‘bill mill’ ALEC now says it believes in climate change

In law suit, ALEC demanded activists “remove all false or misleading material” that suggests ALEC is in the climate-change-denial business. The groups flatly rejected the demand....

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April 6, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A West Slope political tussle over fruit trees land and fruit cake ‘Agenda 21’ theory

Fruit trees, UN-plot theories and a big chunk of land with his name on it... Former Congressman and rookie county commissioner Scott McInnis lands in a new swirl of controversy....

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April 6, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Pueblo Depot begins destroying mustard gas weapons

"It was a proud day for everyone here at the Pueblo Chemical Depot."...

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April 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Denver makes top-ten list of cities with most energy efficient buildings

Denver deserves and even higher ranking. Sure, rankings lists of all kinds may be silly but making urban environments more energy efficient is not silly at all. ...

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April 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Polis watch: Colorado Democrats have not solved their gas-patch problem

Colorado ‘local control’ politics poster boy Congressman Jared Polis is not going away and he is not satisfied....

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April 2, 2015 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Breckenridge locals, EPA groan over Vail Resorts summer expansion plan

FRISCO — Imagine summertime two years from now at Breckenridge Ski Area: Zip-lines; jeep and tree-top canopy tours; observation towers; up to 15 miles of […]...

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April 2, 2015 Environment/Energy, The Mix

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion – April 30

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with fracking policy. Colorado Independent Managing Editor John Tomasic […]

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