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Tag Archives: Clean Air Act

Attorney General: Halt federal regulation of toxic mercury

Coloradans may soon be breathing a little less easily, if Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has her way. Coffman filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme […]...

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April 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Colorado is not Kentucky

  THE news is now official. The Obama administration has proposed new rules that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, with coal-producing power plants clearly the […]...

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June 3, 2014 Environment/Energy, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Senator Udall praises first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for new U.S. power plants

Senator Udall praises first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for new U.S. power plants

In a move that could spell the end of additional coal-fired power plants in the United States, the Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday to curb carbon dioxide emissions....

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March 28, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado Southern Ute Indian tribe first in nation to operate Clean Air Act program

Colorado Southern Ute Indian tribe first in nation to operate Clean Air Act program

A Native American tribe in southwestern Colorado this week became the first in the nation to operate a Clean Air Act program....

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March 7, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories

Enviros protest House appropriations bill that contains major cuts to environmental programs

The U.S. House is expected to vote this week, perhaps today, on a package of cuts to environmental programs that some Coloradans find simply unacceptable. Among the cuts, spending on climate change programs would be cut by more than $80...

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July 25, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Polis follows up FRAC Act with BREATHE Act to strip clean air exemptions for gas drilling

U.S. Rep. Jared Polis on Thursday followed up his reintroduction this week of the FRAC Act -- which would tighten federal regulation of natural gas drilling’s impacts to water quality -- with the BREATHE Act, a bill that would...

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March 18, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

As GOP fights to gut EPA, new report indicates the Clean Air Act has saved millions of lives

Just as the House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan, seeks to reduce the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act, a new EPA study concludes that the Act has...

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March 3, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics

Targeting the GOP agenda and Xcel: Colorado environmental activists surf the wave of protests

Read the news these days; read about protests. Over the past weekend, Colorado environmental activists joined the movement by taking their long list of frustrations to the government’s steps in three rallies in Denver and Boulder....

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February 28, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado groups leery of Gardner, GOP ‘reining in’ EPA on Clean Air Act

Colorado groups leery of Gardner, GOP ‘reining in’ EPA on Clean Air Act

Conservation groups are girding for battle in what they claim is a coming assault on the Clean Air Act by U.S. House Republicans, including Colorado congressmen Cory Gardner, Mike Coffman and Doug Lamborn. Environment Colorado today issued a release ahead...

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January 25, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

Despite the Gulf oil spill, a massive pipeline break in Michigan and broad concerns about global warming, ambitious climate-change and energy legislation is likely dead for the year. That poses a conundrum, going forward, for...

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September 24, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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Target: Colorado. Can a ‘Centrist Project’ break the power of political parties here? They’re trying.

A group of centrist political strategists have moved into Colorado with the aim of installing enough independent lawmakers into power in next year’s elections to deny political […]

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