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Environment/Energy:

How Colorado Dems beat attacks on the Clean Power Plan

DENVER — A months-long attempt by Republican lawmakers to halt state action on the Clean Power Plan came to a predictable end Wednesday in the […]...

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April 28, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Boulder Food Rescue audits city’s food waste habit

Every week dozens of cyclists escape Boulder supermarkets trailing carts full of food they haven’t paid for. The colorful peppers, ripe raspberries and juicy tomatoes […]...

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April 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Attorney General: Halt federal regulation of toxic mercury

Coloradans may soon be breathing a little less easily, if Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has her way. Coffman filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme […]...

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April 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Solar gardens grow slowly out West

This story first appeared on High Country News.  As soon as her electric cooperative started selling panels in a community solar garden, Doris Shennum of […]...

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April 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Quit fining rural communities, say lawmakers to state

State agencies shouldn’t have free rein to charge exorbitant fines, especially to small communities that may not be able to pay them. That’s according to […]...

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April 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

No hot water for lobbyist Ben Waters after ‘miscommunication’

Last week, Rep. Jon Becker, a Fort Morgan Republican, threatened lobbyist Ben Waters with an ethics complaint for lying about Gov. John Hickenlooper opposing a […]...

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April 19, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lobbyist Ben Waters may be in hot water for lying to lawmakers

Update: April 19, 2016: Rep. Jon Becker met with Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office and lobbyist Ben Waters and decided not to file an ethics complaint […]...

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April 15, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fetal tissue, clean air, rural schools dominate budget debate

The Joint Budget Committee approved a modified version of the House budget on Wednesday. The new draft tanked Senate Republican efforts to ban Colorado public universities […]...

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April 14, 2016 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers spar over the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan and the funding for a state agency responsible for implementing it are still tying Colorado’s General Assembly in knots. This week, […]...

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

Colorado Democratic Reps: Help us act on climate change

Are we heading toward the point of no return on climate change? That was the first question posed to four Democrats from the U.S. House […]...

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April 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENTS

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Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]

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Darryl Glenn seeks Blaha, Frazier support after ballot blooper

And then there were two. Maybe three. We’ll see.  But the campaigns of two more candidates in the big U.S. Senate race in Colorado were dealt potential […]

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