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Environment/Energy:

President Trump and the future of Colorado’s public lands

On Jan.  21, 2016, nearly one year to the day before he will be sworn in as president of the United States, Donald Trump gave […]...

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November 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Greeley residents sue state oil and gas commission over neighborhood drilling rules

A group of homeowners in Greeley filed a lawsuit this morning in Denver District Court against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), alleging […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Thompson Divide announcement draws questions about the future of public lands

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell travelled to the state Capitol Thursday morning to formally announce the Bureau of Land Management’s cancellation of 25 undeveloped oil and […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Today is America Recycles Day. Colorado’s recycling rate is shockingly low.

Today is America Recycles Day, a national holiday dedicated to the promotion and celebration of recycling. But a new report released yesterday shows that Colorado’s recycling […]...

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November 15, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GUEST POST: What’s on the line for Colorado this election, from a mom and mayor

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 […]...

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November 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

FRACTURED, Part V: Trouble in Triple Creek

Over the past decade, Colorado has grappled with how to balance the enormous economic value of oil and gas production, including tax revenues and jobs, […]...

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November 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

FRACTURED, Part IV: Why it took years to shut down Texas Tea

Cover image: Photos of a Texas Tea well in Brighton from 2012 and 2016 show that no action was taken by Texas Tea to clean […]...

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October 23, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado likely to snag more than $61 million for Volkswagen’s misdeeds

The Volkswagen, once associated with immaculate engineering and folksy buses full of Beatles fans, is about to reach a thud in its fall from grace. […]...

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October 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado oil and gas industry doubles down on Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar, the campaign that would  make it harder for Colorado voters to amend the state’s constitution, pulled in another $1.4 million in contributions […]...

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October 5, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, Feb. 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland […]

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The Home Front: A judge says women can go topless in this Colorado city

The Coloradoan in Fort Collins has the eye-catching headline of the day with “Judge: Women can go topless” appearing on A1 above the fold. U.S. District […]

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