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Broomfield votes down fracking moratorium, praises driller

Broomfield City Council last night struck down a proposed six-month moratorium on fracking by a vote of 6-3, ending a lengthy and contentious public comment […]...

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March 1, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Oil and gas tampering bill moves on to state House

The state Senate this morning gave its final okay to a bill that would make tampering with oil and gas equipment a felony punishable by […]...

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February 28, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Boulder invents its own techy form of Trump-era activism

It was a particularly Boulder chapter to an unfolding national story. More than 50 volunteers from the community came together to save government data from […]...

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

Broomfield oil and gas forum sees big turnout, hushed crowd

A crowd of more than 900 packed a community oil and gas forum Tuesday night in Broomfield as Denver-based Extraction Oil and Gas company officials […]...

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February 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules

In 2014, Colorado became the first state to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, with the goal of shrinking its carbon footprint and […]...

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February 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights draws passionate support from mothers, children

More than a dozen mothers, many with children in tow, took to the podium in front of Lafayette’s City Council Tuesday night to advocate for […]...

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February 9, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A Colorado-inspired federal methane rule is now on the chopping block

The U.S. House of Representatives this morning passed a resolution to kill a Bureau of Land Management rule that prevents oil and gas operations on public […]...

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February 3, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado Senate to consider harsher penalties for oil and gas tampering

As tensions between homeowners and Colorado’s oil and gas industry heat up, a state senator wants to enable the state to slap up to six-figure […]...

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January 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Lafayette’s Climate Change Bill of Rights: A small town grapples with a big idea

The absence of three of its seven members Tuesday evening prompted the Lafayette City Council to postpone its vote on a controversial proposed Climate Bill […]...

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January 18, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Controversial Broomfield fracking moratorium vote postponed

After a lengthy and occasionally emotional meeting that drew more than 500 people, a divided Broomfield City Council decided Tuesday night to wait until late […]...

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January 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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