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Tag Archives: Oil And Gas

Activists drown out Hickenlooper at March for Science

Chants from anti-fracking activists nearly drowned out Gov. John Hickenlooper’s remarks at today’s March for Science in Denver. The rally was part of a global day […]...

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April 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Not taking no for an answer: Meet the group demanding a Boulder County fracking ban

The group was small, but their message was firm: We will accept nothing short of a ban on fracking in Boulder County. About 40 Boulder County […]...

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April 17, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Oil and gas rigs can still operate within 1,000 feet of a school after Senate panel’s vote

Oil and gas production wells and other facilities still have the ability to operate within 1,000 feet of a school, rather than the school’s property […]...

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April 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

BLM’s planned lease sale of 100,000 Colorado acres for drilling prompts legal protest

The Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to auction approximately 100,000 acres of federal public lands in northern Colorado for oil and gas drilling has attracted […]...

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April 12, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Water

Bennet’s carbon capture bill: Bipartisan solution or industry subsidy?

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet introduced legislation this week to help power plants and industrial facilities with the purchase of carbon capture equipment. The bill would […]...

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April 7, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Critics say Hickenlooper’s clean energy pledge falls short of needed climate action

Gov. John Hickenlooper was quick to assure Coloradans this week that the state will continue working towards a more sustainable energy portfolio despite President Donald […]...

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March 30, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Home Front: Bears, hot springs and how Colorado reacts to Trump’s latest

Gov. John Hickenlooper responded to President Donald Trump’s rollback of environmental regulations with a commitment to renewable energy, says the Greeley Tribune today with an AP […]...

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March 30, 2017 Just In, The Home Front

Boulder County’s new oil and gas regulations, explained

The Boulder Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to approve new oil and gas regulations aimed at protecting unincorporated county residents from health and environmental […]...

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March 24, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Boulder residents: Ban fracking, stricter drilling regs aren’t enough

With the county’s five-year ban against fracking set to expire in May, the Boulder County Board of Commissioners is considering a long list of new […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

More than 500 oil and gas spills reported in 2016, data shows

Oil and gas companies in Colorado reported at total of 509 industry-related spills in 2016, a new report finds. That’s down from the 615 spills reported in […]...

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March 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Nicole Brady on Sunday, April 10 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland reviewed the […]

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Complaint alleges a Colorado jail guard pepper-gassed a room of Muslim inmates

A corrections officer in a Colorado prison gassed a room full of Muslim inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in part because of their religion, a […]

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