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Environment/Energy:

Waiting for Chapter 10: What’s the plan in the state water plan?

It has taken 12 years, 344 pages and input from tens of thousands of people to put together what officials are touting as Colorado’s first […]...

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July 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Cory Gardner rallies farmers for massive water-storage project

Updated July 2, 2015: 8:20 p.m. Colorado faces a looming shortage of billions of gallons of water in the next 35 years. One project in […]...

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July 2, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Coloradans urge water fixes: Take Mississippi River water, ban fracking, close borders

Coloradans flooded the CWCB with more than 24,000 emails and letters in the past 18 months, ...

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July 2, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Video: Latinos uniting to save the Colorado River

The fate of the Colorado River is a Latino issue, according to a new video, “We’re in This Together – Save the #CORiver,” released yesterday on […]...

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July 1, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Crested Butte blues: How a mountain town got a Bud Light hangover

Just how long can a Bud Light hangover last? For the mountain town of Crested Butte, the after effects of a huge infusion of Bud […]...

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July 1, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Becca Strelitz ‘lived all the way up’

The conservation community is mourning the loss of one of its most dynamic, passionate members. Becca Strelitz passed away last week following a motorcycle accident […]...

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June 25, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado’s beer industry hops into water politics

Coloradans are fond of saying, “Whiskey’s for drinking, water’s for fighting,” to evoke just how hot-headed the debate over water politics can become. But that statement might […]...

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June 25, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Bar owners cut New Belgium beers amidst Colowyo-coal-mine fight

When craft brewery darling New Belgium first got involved in water politics, it was just another aspect of the company’s sustainability efforts – from smashing industry standards for […]...

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June 24, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado moms applaud Pope’s climate-change stance

Pope Francis released an encyclical today today warning of the environmental, social and moral consequences of climate change — saying that countries with resources have an […]...

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June 18, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Fracktivists: Oil and gas group’s new rule blocks opponents

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission plans to change its rules regarding how the public can challenge the group’s decisions – a change opponents […]...

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June 18, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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