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Tag Archives: Pete Maysmith

Air-quality commissioners stand strong, adopt tough new rules

"The companies will use these rules to make improvements that they'll tout in years to come."...

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February 23, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Assigning blame for Benghazi

The committee report puts much of the blame on the State Department, but has little to say about Hillary Clinton's role. So Republicans put out an addendum....

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January 16, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats
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
Romney in Pueblo touts energy plan, draws raspberries for opposing wind industry credits

Romney in Pueblo touts energy plan, draws raspberries for opposing wind industry credits

Mitt Romney campaigned in Pueblo, Colorado, on Monday, telling about 3,000 supporters that, as president, he'd create jobs in the state by developing U.S. energy resources. Yet, even before he touched down at the city airport where the event was...

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September 24, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Help wanted: Supporters for coal lobby

Help wanted: Supporters for coal lobby

DENVER — The coal industry is resorting to online classifieds to bolster its ranks. “We hear stories of people paying folks $50 through Craigslist to come and wear shirts supporting 'Coal for America,'” Lisa Jackson, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's administrator...

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May 25, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
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
Green groups question lack of representation on Denver Olympic exploratory committee

Green groups question lack of representation on Denver Olympic exploratory committee

Colorado conservation groups are questioning the makeup of a special state committee set up by Gov. John Hickenlooper to explore hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics – an ominous sign in light of environmental concerns that in part led to Colorado...

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January 3, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Colorado Fourth-District Republican US Rep Cory Gardner is filling his campaign coffers for 2012 as he did in 2010 by leaning heavily on oil-and-gas industry donors. He raked in $370,000 in the quarter that just ended. That's the most...

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October 17, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics

Tipton says Colorado Roadless Rule needs to allow more roadbuilding

When it comes to constructing roads to manage national forests, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton doesn't think the Colorado Roadless Rule goes far enough....

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August 30, 2011 Center Well, 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

ELECTIONS 2014

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Gardner, Udall vie for political credit during EPA Clean Power hearings

DENVER — There was a serious messaging battle this week in the Colorado Senate race between Democratic incumbent Mark Udall and Republican challenger Rep. Cory […]

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THE BLOGS

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Excessive force in Denver: A mother’s open letter

  [Editor’s note: On Friday, The Colorado Independent posted a video and news story about the Denver Sheriff’s Department and its use of taser guns […]

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EVENTS

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ICYMI: A Night of News Poetry

It was a night of thoughtful discussion, compelling poetry and plenty of the requisite wine and cheese. Moderated by TCI’s very own Tessa Cheek, the […]

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