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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 […]...

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

More than 500 oil and gas spills reported in 2016, data shows

Oil and gas companies in Colorado reported at total of 509 industry-related spills in 2016, a new report finds. That’s down from the 615 spills reported in […]...

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March 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water

Lafayette City Council kills “civil disobedience” clause of Climate Bill of Rights

Lafayette City Council last night voted against the “civil disobedience” clause in its community Climate Bill of Rights, the most contentious piece of a proposal […]...

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March 8, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Across party lines, Western governors see a partner in Pruitt

Just a few days in office, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency hosted an early Sunday morning breakfast for 11 Western governors. Scott […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Why Trump’s water order heartens ranchers and worries conservationists

President Donald Trump has directed the Environmental Protection Agency to roll back a clean water regulation that Colorado ranchers have criticized as overly burdensome but […]...

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March 2, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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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, […]

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A bill to close a dark-money loophole dies in Colorado

Mystery fliers about candidates in elections that don’t say who paid for them will still be allowed in Colorado after a law supporters said would […]

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