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Environment/Energy:

Boulder County’s new oil and gas regulations, explained

The Boulder Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve new oil and gas regulations aimed at protecting unincorporated county residents from health and environmental […]...

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March 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

In face of cuts, Fort Collins urges Bennet: Protect the EPA

Hundreds of environmental advocates rallied in Fort Collins yesterday on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. The worried Front Range residents feared cuts to the […]...

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March 16, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Trump budget could impact nearly 14,000 environmental workers in Colorado

The Trump administration released its budget proposal Thursday, after sending clear signals that proposed defense spending will swell and non-defense budgets – particularly of federal […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water

Boulder residents: Ban fracking, stricter drilling regs aren’t enough

With the county’s five-year ban against fracking set to expire in May, the Boulder County Board of Commissioners is considering a long list of new […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

West Slope lawmakers to Front Range: No more West Slope water until you use up your own

Seven Western Slope Republican lawmakers have sent Gov. John Hickenlooper a message: No more water for the Front Range until it better uses what it […]...

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March 13, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Slideshow: ‘Rise with Standing Rock’ Native Nations march on Denver

On Friday, around 300 people, many from Denver’s American Indian community, gathered in Sunken Garden Park near West High School in solidarity with the Rise With […]...

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March 12, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

More than 500 oil and gas spills reported in 2016, data shows

Oil and gas companies in Colorado reported at total of 509 industry-related spills in 2016, a new report finds. That’s down from the 615 spills reported in […]...

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March 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water

Lafayette City Council kills “civil disobedience” clause of Climate Bill of Rights

Lafayette City Council last night voted against the “civil disobedience” clause in its community Climate Bill of Rights, the most contentious piece of a proposal […]...

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March 8, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Across party lines, Western governors see a partner in Pruitt

Just a few days in office, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency hosted an early Sunday morning breakfast for 11 Western governors. Scott […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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The Home Front: Suspect in custody for vandalizing the Fort Collins mosque

“A 35-year-old Fort Collins man has been arrested in connection with vandalism Sunday morning at the Islamic Center of Fort Collins,” reports The Loveland Reporter-Herald. […]

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