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Tag Archives: conservation colorado

Guest Post: Trump’s evisceration of car pollution standards spells trouble for Colorado

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 to provide […]...

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April 5, 2018 Environment/Energy, Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix

Senate transportation proposal scores win, but rough road remains ahead

Senate Republicans have work to do if they hope to move their latest proposal to fund big-ticket projects like the widening of Interstate 25 through the […]...

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January 24, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Debate over fossil fuels or renewables imperils funding for state energy office

The money necessary to continue most of the operations of the Colorado Energy Office, which has been instrumental in promoting non-fossil fuel energy for the […]...

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June 21, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Despite urging, Hickenlooper won’t ask oil and gas regulator to reconsider appeal of Martinez ruling

Gov. John Hickenlooper will not ask the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) to reconsider its appeal of a recent court ruling requiring the […]...

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May 25, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Despite Gardner vote, US Senate fails to revoke Obama methane rule

The U.S. Senate failed this morning to repeal an Obama-era methane rule, instead voting to preserve regulations which limit oil and gas-related methane emissions on […]...

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May 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Environmentalists differ on bill to speed closing of coal plants

A bill that seeks to give Colorado communities with coal-powered plants a soft landing if the plants are retired early got panned last week at […]...

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May 3, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

Hard-to-trace ‘gray money’ raises the stakes in big Colorado races

With the election only a month away and mail ballots due out in less than two weeks, “gray money” groups are pouring millions of dollars […]...

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October 5, 2016 Campaign Finance, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Staving off the state’s water shortage, one leaky pipe at a time

If Colorado hopes to reach its goal of conserving at least 130 billion gallons of water a year by 2050, some of the state’s water utilities […]...

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August 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Big dollars fueling fracking fight for November

The downturn in energy prices isn’t stopping big energy companies from pouring in millions of dollars to fight two anti-fracking ballot measures and the petition […]...

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August 5, 2016 Blog, Campaign Finance, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Colorado Earth Day 2018

On April 21st, thousands of Coloradans and a diverse collection of leaders will come together to celebrate Earth Day with the Sierra Club. Together, Coloradans […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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