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Statetap: A new bus system for Front Range commuters

Those fretting over the death of the Front Range Express (FREX) bus system in 2012 will be pleased to hear that its reincarnation is slated […]...

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December 28, 2014 Just In

Clock ticking on ‘local control’ special session

  NEGOTIATIONS continue in Denver between parties hoping to strike a deal and pass a state law that would give local communities more regulatory control […]...

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May 29, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

State takes major step to clean up Colorado’s blue skies

New rules make the state a leader in protecting air quality, for the first time, targeting emissions associated with oil and gas development....

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February 23, 2014 Long's Peek, The Blogs, The Mix
Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

Report: Oil and Gas Industry Exerts Outsized Political Influence in Colorado

DENVER-- A report released today by Colorado Ethics Watch describes oil-and-gas industry spending on state election campaigns and legislative lobbying efforts as disproportionally influential and “shocking.”...

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May 30, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado kids to Encana: Don’t frack our schools

Colorado kids to Encana: Don’t frack our schools

ERIE — With black whiskers painted across her cheeks, 6-year-old Olivia Cusimano roared into the plastic megaphone as if hers were the voice of the blue knotted-up balloon tiger she clutched beneath her left arm....

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June 4, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Fracking operation in Erie begins near two elementary schools, wakes up neighborhood

Fracking operation in Erie begins near two elementary schools, wakes up neighborhood

ERIE — Flaggers in orange vests stopped traffic on the parkway as a convoy of semi-trailer trucks rumbled toward Red Hawk Elementary this week hauling sound barriers to muffle a gas extraction project in this once quiet neighborhood that has...

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June 1, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Coalition offers to pay energy companies $2.5 million to protect Thompson Divide

Coalition offers to pay energy companies $2.5 million to protect Thompson Divide

A coalition of groups in and around Carbondale is proposing a settlement to reimburse companies who own natural gas leases in the Thompson Divide area in exchange for retiring 43 leases currently in question and protecting the area from future...

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February 23, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Alleged gas-drilling contamination of Wyoming well water scraps EnCana sale

Alleged gas-drilling contamination of Wyoming well water scraps EnCana sale

The Canadian oil and gas company EnCana, which at one time held the record for the highest state fine for a gas-drilling spill case in Colorado, has been stymied in its attempt to sell a Wyoming gas field where hydraulic...

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November 29, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Activists: EPA fracking findings in Wyoming relevant in Colorado disclosure debate

Activists: EPA fracking findings in Wyoming relevant in Colorado disclosure debate

Western Slope gas-drilling activist Lisa Bracken, citing parallels between her infamous case and an EPA probe of groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyo., says both incidents should be considered at a hydraulic fracturing chemical disclosure hearing in Denver next month. ...

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November 17, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

State to levy record $940,000 fine against bankrupt operator for abandoned gas wells

Colorado oil and gas regulators are poised to set a dubious record next week when nearly $1 million in fines will be levied against a company for essentially abandoning eight gas wells in Rio Blanco County. But state officials never...

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September 15, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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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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