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Environment/Energy:

Dryland: Farmers in tough places to do agriculture are innovating for climate change

“Dryland” farmers on the high plains of Colorado grow their crops with whatever falls from the sky—no irrigation, no pumped groundwater—just what Mother Nature delivers. […]...

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April 3, 2018 Environment/Energy, H2O Radio, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Republicans running for Colorado governor: Who’s the biggest defender of oil and gas?

Republican candidates for governor vigorously defended Colorado’s oil and gas operators on Wednesday, including Cynthia Coffman who said she has worked on behalf of the […]...

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February 23, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory agency is running out of money – fast

As the state grapples with the aftermath of last April’s fatal pipeline explosion in Firestone and a fervent demand by residents to better regulate the […]...

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February 21, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In

Colorado’s head oil-and-gas regulator leaves for private energy consulting gig

The head of a government agency that oversees Colorado’s oil and gas industry will leave his post next month to join a private consulting firm […]...

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February 20, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

In La Plata County, a heated effort to oust environmentalist commissioner

To hear La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt tell it, the breaking point was a chance meeting with Sen. John McCain. Last May, Lachelt traveled […]...

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February 15, 2018 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

At Colorado utilities hearing, an overwhelming plea for renewable energy

Farmer and rancher Jan Kochis knows what it’s like to live by the whims of the market. Her farm in Elbert County grows dryland corn, […]...

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February 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Tensions flare over renewed effort to regulate oil and gas

House lawmakers are moving forward with a plan that would require state regulators to consider the impacts of oil and gas drilling on public health […]...

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February 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dust Up: The Growing Problem Affecting Snowpack and Water Supply

This story was produced by H2O Radio. Listen to the audio, or read the full story below.   Mountain snowfall around the globe is an important […]...

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January 31, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

CO Supreme Court takes Martinez appeal, reopening debate on oil and gas safety

The Colorado Supreme Court today announced that it will hear the appeal of a controversial case, the outcome of which could have major implications for […]...

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January 29, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Sparking the shift to electric vehicles in the Gunnison Valley and across Colorado

This story was updated Wednesday morning to include comments made by the Gov. John Hickenlooper.  GUNNISON, Colo. – Crested Butte and Gunnison together may have […]...

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January 24, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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