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Tag Archives: Environment Colorado

3 takeaways from the Colorado coal plant closures

  Colorado officials have said two coal-fired power plants on the Western Slope will shut down and cease operations as part of an agreement to […]...

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September 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How Colorado Dems beat attacks on the Clean Power Plan

DENVER — A months-long attempt by Republican lawmakers to halt state action on the Clean Power Plan came to a predictable end Wednesday in the […]...

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April 28, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver EPA meeting Tues and Wed already full with speakers

  With its first-ever plan to reduce carbon emissions through power plants, the Environmental Protection Agency’s nationwide public hearings this week are expected to be […]...

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July 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, Uncategorized

Solar boosters push Guv to back major expansion

Colorado’s solar industry has grown 20-fold in the last half decade. A coalition that includes 280 businesses and organizations is petitioning Gov. Hickenlooper to keep the momentum going....

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December 3, 2013 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized
More than 2 million comments collected in support of EPA’s new emissions standards

More than 2 million comments collected in support of EPA’s new emissions standards

Conservation groups announced Thursday that they have collected more than 2 million comments — almost 50,000 of them from Coloradans — supporting this week's landmark ruling by a federal appeals court that upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rules...

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June 29, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado conservationists hail strides made in 2012 state legislative session

Colorado conservationists hail strides made in 2012 state legislative session

Colorado's conservation community deemed the 2012 state legislative session a success this week after it saw a half dozen bills it supported pass and 15 efforts to undermine the environment thwarted....

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May 18, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

DeGette honors Great Outdoors Week, slams efforts to remove wilderness protections

Colorado’s senior member of Congress, Democrat Diana DeGette, issued a statement today blasting Republican attempts to roll back wilderness and roadless area protections for public lands, also offering her support for national Great Outdoors Week Aug. 20-28. ...

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August 22, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Kayakers, conservationists to converge on Confluence Kayaks to back Clean Water Act

Kayakers and conservation groups will rally at a downtown Denver boat shop Tuesday to hand deliver U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8 Director Jim Martin tens of thousands of comments on the federal agency’s proposed guidance on which bodies...

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July 25, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics

Colorado conservation groups laud lawmakers for fending off bids to undercut clean energy

On the final day of the legislative session Wednesday, Colorado’s conservation community praised state lawmakers for staving off a slew of bills aimed at turning back the clock on the Ritter administration’s “New Energy Economy” and also for passing a...

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May 12, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics

Senate passes final step to Clean Air, Clean Jobs, approves new PUC chair

Last session, arguably the most critical piece of environmental legislation passed by Colorado lawmakers was the landmark Clean Air, Clean Jobs Act, which mandated the shuttering of several Front Range coal-fired power plants and conversion of others to natural gas...

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April 28, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

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Of eight candidates for Colorado governor, who would release their tax returns?

Read my lips: No view taxes. That’s what some candidates in Colorado’s eight-person race for governor, Republican and Democrat, are saying about the prospect of […]

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