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Tag Archives: conservation colorado

Cities can’t ban fracking, Colorado Supreme Court rules

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled today voters cannot enact local fracking bans. The ruling applied to two cases, one over a 2012 ban on fracking […]...

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May 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

2015 marked ‘The most anti-environmental Congress in history’

The League of Conservation Voters released an environmental scorecard Wednesday for what it has called “the most anti-environmental Congress in our nation’s history.” Since the […]...

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February 24, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

New website maps fracking in Adams County

Environmental group Conservation Colorado unveiled a new website Thursday that maps all existing and planned fracking activity in Adams County. The website, called “Coming Soon Adams County,” […]...

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February 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

No federal protection for the greater sage grouse

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the greater sage grouse does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act. Once upon a […]...

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September 22, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Reader’s view: Looking forward after the Gold King Mine spill

The recent disaster on the Animas River is news to no one at this point. Headlines across Colorado and national outlets have spread this recent […]...

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August 14, 2015 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

Coloradans rejoice and despair over the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

As expected, today, the Obama administration announced the release of final rules creating the Clean Power Plan. In announcing the CPP, President Barack Obama said […]...

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August 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Becca Strelitz ‘lived all the way up’

The conservation community is mourning the loss of one of its most dynamic, passionate members. Becca Strelitz passed away last week following a motorcycle accident […]...

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June 25, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Cry me a barrel: Senate drowns rainwater-collection bill

Collecting rainwater runoff from roofs, to water plants, is illegal, and the Senate just voted to keep it that way. Talk about some good old […]...

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May 6, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics

Catching raindrops (and not a lick of trouble with the law)

Will lawmakers finally let Colorado residents capture rainwater in their own yards?...

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March 6, 2015 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Roan Plateau drilling deal hailed as win-win

FRISCO, Colo.  — A 15 year battle over fossil fuel drilling on northwest Colorado’s remote and rugged Roan Plateau ended last week with the type of compromise that’s rare in energy showdowns....

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November 24, 2014 In-Depth, The Mix

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Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]

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Why Michael Bennet might be less known than Cory Gardner in Colorado

  Colorado’s Michael Bennet, a Democrat up for re-election this year, is one of the least-known U.S. senators among voters in their home states. That’s […]

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