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Q&A: Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer on the health impacts of fracking

Last month, The Greeley Tribune published a story with the headline “Weld County health incidents level with rest of state, despite more oil and gas […]...

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September 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Little ditch, big deal: How an off-grid couple won their fight against Colorado water law

This story originally appeared on H2O Radio.  Living off the grid in Colorado’s vast San Luis Valley, Chuck and Barbara Tidd needed to find a […]...

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September 12, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

How a Colorado valley became the center of the Milky Way

Just after sunset in the tiny town of Westcliffe, 147 miles south and west of Denver, two dozen people begin gathering in the Bluff, a park […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Friday Culture, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

As judge sides against Sioux on pipeline, Denver march shows the power of tribal unity

They marched from the north, wearing red. From the south they wore white. From the east, yellow. Those from west, who arrived last, ascended the […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Gold King nears Superfund designation

The Environmental Protection Agency decided this week that the Gold King Mine near Durango is a top priority for Superfund designation. The mine, which was […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Email controversy highlights CU regents’ problem with climate change

Alternative right-wing news sources were abuzz last week condemning three professors at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs who forbid classroom debate about the existence of […]...

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September 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Post-mortem: Why Colorado’s anti-fracking measures didn’t make the ballot

The fractivists were prepared for this. Before turning in the more than 200,000 ballot petition signatures they collected to qualify two anti-fracking measures for the […]...

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September 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Boulder’s clean energy pledge was driven by a lack of state and national leadership

Boulder aims derive 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030. By the Sierra Club’s measure, that makes Boulder the 17th city nationwide […]...

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September 6, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

3 takeaways from the Colorado coal plant closures

  Colorado officials have said two coal-fired power plants on the Western Slope will shut down and cease operations as part of an agreement to […]...

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September 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

New report ranks Colorado third for oil- and gas-related health impacts — but there’s hope

Despite having the toughest oil and gas regulations in the country, Colorado ranks third for adverse health impacts from oil- and gas-related pollution, a new […]...

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September 1, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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Behind the funnies: Political cartooning with Mike Keefe

Dear readers, I know many of you have for years enjoyed the brilliant work of political cartoonist Mike Keefe, who won a Pulitzer at The […]

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Darryl Glenn embraces plan that could cut Social Security, FBI and other key federal programs

Call it fiscal federalism or just plain old Tenth Amendment absolutism. Those who believe the federal government shouldn’t pay for anything that isn’t specifically spelled […]

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