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Tag Archives: conservation colorado

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, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]

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In Colorado, Green Party’s Jill Stein won’t endorse the ColoradoCare universal healthcare ballot measure

  COLORADO SPRINGS — Days after Bernie Sanders officially backed a ballot measure in Colorado that would create the first universal healthcare system in the […]

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