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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

Little ditch, big deal: How an off-grid couple won their fight against Colorado water law

This story originally appeared on H2O Radio.  Living off the grid in Colorado’s vast San Luis Valley, Chuck and Barbara Tidd needed to find a […]...

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September 12, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

How a Colorado valley became the center of the Milky Way

Just after sunset in the tiny town of Westcliffe, 147 miles south and west of Denver, two dozen people begin gathering in the Bluff, a park […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Friday Culture, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

As judge sides against Sioux on pipeline, Denver march shows the power of tribal unity

They marched from the north, wearing red. From the south they wore white. From the east, yellow. Those from west, who arrived last, ascended the […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Gold King nears Superfund designation

The Environmental Protection Agency decided this week that the Gold King Mine near Durango is a top priority for Superfund designation. The mine, which was […]...

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September 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Email controversy highlights CU regents’ problem with climate change

Alternative right-wing news sources were abuzz last week condemning three professors at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs who forbid classroom debate about the existence of […]...

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September 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

FRACTURED, Part III: Why Colorado’s anti-fracking measures didn’t make the ballot

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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September 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]

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The Home Front: Will a Colorado town legalize civil disobedience against fracking?

“An anti-fracking ordinance aimed at hobbling oil and gas development within Lafayette through sanctioning acts of civil disobedience and non-violent protest will go in front […]

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