bg

Environment/Energy:

Bennet’s carbon capture bill: Bipartisan solution or industry subsidy?

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet introduced legislation this week to help power plants and industrial facilities with the purchase of carbon capture equipment. The bill would […]...

> read more

April 7, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rising global oil prices portend increased conflict over residential drilling in Colorado

At least seven large oil and gas operators are planning to ramp up their Colorado production this year, to the tune of more than $4 […]...

> read more

April 5, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GUEST POST: Why states are pushing ahead with clean energy despite Trump’s embrace of coal

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to […]...

> read more

March 31, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Critics say Hickenlooper’s clean energy pledge falls short of needed climate action

Gov. John Hickenlooper was quick to assure Coloradans this week that the state will continue working towards a more sustainable energy portfolio despite President Donald […]...

> read more

March 30, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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 […]...

> read more

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 […]...

> read more

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 […]...

> read more

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 […]...

> read more

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 […]...

> read more

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 […]...

> read more

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

Just In

scroll
Read More

EVENTS

img
EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

Read More

TWITTER

THE BLOGS

img
Colorado secretary of state on 2016 Electoral College vote: ‘They’re investigating’

  “They’re investigating.” That’s what Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said this week about the state attorney general’s office and a probe into what […]

Read More