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Environment/Energy:

Colorado’s head oil-and-gas regulator leaves for private energy consulting gig

The head of a government agency that oversees Colorado’s oil and gas industry will leave his post next month to join a private consulting firm […]...

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February 20, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

In La Plata County, a heated effort to oust environmentalist commissioner

To hear La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt tell it, the breaking point was a chance meeting with Sen. John McCain. Last May, Lachelt traveled […]...

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February 15, 2018 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

At Colorado utilities hearing, an overwhelming plea for renewable energy

Farmer and rancher Jan Kochis knows what it’s like to live by the whims of the market. Her farm in Elbert County grows dryland corn, […]...

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February 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Tensions flare over renewed effort to regulate oil and gas

House lawmakers are moving forward with a plan that would require state regulators to consider the impacts of oil and gas drilling on public health […]...

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February 2, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Dust Up: The Growing Problem Affecting Snowpack and Water Supply

This story was produced by H2O Radio. Listen to the audio, or read the full story below.   Mountain snowfall around the globe is an important […]...

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January 31, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

CO Supreme Court takes Martinez appeal, reopening debate on oil and gas safety

The Colorado Supreme Court today announced that it will hear the appeal of a controversial case, the outcome of which could have major implications for […]...

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January 29, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Sparking the shift to electric vehicles in the Gunnison Valley and across Colorado

This story was updated Wednesday morning to include comments made by the Gov. John Hickenlooper.  GUNNISON, Colo. – Crested Butte and Gunnison together may have […]...

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January 24, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado’s oil and gas regulator puts new restrictions on public comments

Next time you want to voice an opinion or concern to state oil and gas regulators, you’ll want to plan ahead. In a notice posted […]...

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January 23, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Energy Office revamp clears first hurdle

Senate Republicans have renewed efforts to promote Colorado’s energy sector by making changes to the Colorado Energy Office, and this time, they are finding common […]...

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January 19, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

‘Orphaned’ oil and gas wells are on the rise

In March 2015, Joe MacLaren, a state oil and gas inspector in Colorado, drove out to the Taylor 3 oil well near the tiny town […]...

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January 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, High Country News, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Highlights from those panels on how to save The Denver Post. Now what?

Last Tuesday— and again on Thursday— people packed into The Denver Press Club to engage with a town-hall-slash-panel discussion largely focused on what readers can or should do about […]

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