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Environment/Energy:

Colorado’s anti-fracking ballot initiatives fail to make the ballot

Two ballot measures aimed at giving Colorado communities more control over oil and gas drilling failed to collect enough valid signatures to qualify for the […]...

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August 29, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

GUEST POST: An electric-power giant is poised to fall

David battling Goliath is a cliché. But how else to describe the struggle between a rural electric co-op and its powerful supplier of electricity? “David” […]...

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August 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Can Colorado’s anti-fracking initiatives make the ballot?

Secretary of State spokeswoman Lynn Bartels sparked outrage on Twitter last week by posting a photo of empty boxes. The picture, coupled with the caption […]...

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August 19, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Staving off the state’s water shortage, one leaky pipe at a time

If Colorado hopes to reach its goal of conserving at least 130 billion gallons of water a year by 2050, some of the state’s water utilities […]...

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August 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Proponents of anti-fracking measures turn in petition signatures

UPDATE: as of 3 p.m. Monday, supporters have turned in two anti-fracking ballot measures, an initiative to raise cigarette taxes and two measures that would […]...

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August 8, 2016 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Did Raise the Bar and its partner, Building a Better Colorado, violate state campaign finance laws?

Yes, says Wheat Ridge attorney Chris Forsyth, who on Friday filed a campaign finance complaint against both organizations. Forsyth, executive director of the Judicial Integrity […]...

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August 8, 2016 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The Making of a Fractivist

“Think before you ink.” “Decline to sign.” “This petition kills jobs!” In the final days before Monday’s deadline to submit signatures on two proposed fracking […]...

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August 5, 2016 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Big dollars fueling fracking fight for November

The downturn in energy prices isn’t stopping big energy companies from pouring in millions of dollars to fight two anti-fracking ballot measures and the petition […]...

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August 5, 2016 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Rain barrels in Colorado – what you need to know

Are you ready for rain barrels? Next Wednesday, August 10 is the first day that most Colorado residents can legally collect rainwater off their roofs […]...

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August 2, 2016 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Top Stories

Who’s behind ‘decline to sign’ efforts?

The 30-second television ad reeks of ominous. A handheld camera shows a faceless young man with dark skin, wearing ratty cargo pants and wielding a […]...

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July 27, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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In Colorado, Green Party’s Jill Stein won’t endorse the ColoradoCare universal healthcare ballot measure

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Days after Bernie Sanders officially backed a ballot measure in Colorado that would create the first universal healthcare system in the […]

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