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As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

As Salazar Heads Back to Colorado, Friends and Foes Reflect on His Time at Interior

Like any good -- or bad -- Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washington in a few weeks with a long list of both friends and enemies. Thing is though, they’re pretty much the same friends and...

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February 17, 2013 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

Obama in Golden seeks to rev up swing-state campaign

GOLDEN-- On his eighth trip to swing-state Colorado this election year, President Obama came to this scenic town in battleground Jefferson County to energize and recruit ground troops to help his campaign win the state's nine electoral college votes, just...

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September 13, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Immigration, LGBTQ, Politics, Top Stories
Salazar: ‘Better days ahead’ but fire-torn American West not out of woods yet

Salazar: ‘Better days ahead’ but fire-torn American West not out of woods yet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited his native state Monday where he declared there will be “better days ahead” but, he also warned, Colorado and the nation have not seen the end of fire season....

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July 10, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Bacon to bring conservation effort home with plan that would protect 90,000 acres

Bacon to bring conservation effort home with plan that would protect 90,000 acres

Billionaire hedge-funder Louis Bacon is donating a conservation easement on 90,000 acres bordering the San Luis Valley, which will provide the foundation for the proposed new Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in...

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June 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories
Study: Climate change leaves American West especially vulnerable to wildfires

Study: Climate change leaves American West especially vulnerable to wildfires

Rising temperatures are projected to trigger more wildfires in nearly all of North America and most of Europe, according to a new study, but climate change may have the opposite effect around the equator....

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June 12, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy
Obama-backed restoration projects putting more than 20,000 low-income youth to work

Obama-backed restoration projects putting more than 20,000 low-income youth to work

Four new conservation projects in Colorado will add to the more than 20,000 work opportunities for low-income youth on public lands this summer....

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May 21, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Obama administration challenges oil, gas companies to drill already leased lands

Obama administration challenges oil, gas companies to drill already leased lands

Oil and gas companies are tapping only about 28 percent of federal offshore sea floor they have leased and 56 percent of the onshore land they’ve leased is also sitting idle, the Interior Department said Tuesday. ...

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May 16, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
DeGette calls federal fracking rule ‘a good first step,’ but warns of ‘a devil’s bargain’

DeGette calls federal fracking rule ‘a good first step,’ but warns of ‘a devil’s bargain’

In a concession to the oil and gas industry, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar proposed a rule Friday that wouldn't require the disclosure of hydraulic fracturing fluids until after drilling is completed. ...

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May 4, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Watchdog group rebukes Congressman Tipton over financial ties to oil, natural gas

Watchdog group rebukes Congressman Tipton over financial ties to oil, natural gas

A campaign reform group skewered U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton on Thursday for continuing to rake in big bucks from special interest groups and voting for oil and gas projects that could financially benefit him....

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April 23, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Climate change, urban demands, energy exploration tapping out Colorado River

Climate change, urban demands, energy exploration tapping out Colorado River

The once-lush delta where the Colorado River used to spill out into the Sea of Cortez is now a dry sandy landscape in Mexico where “America's hardest-working river” is too tired to finish the job. Climate change, urban demand and...

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April 11, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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Tancredo says he’s definitely in for the long haul. Maybe.

The hot rumor — as Eli Stokols and I both happened to write today — is that Tom Tancredo is looking for a way out […]

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