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Tag Archives: Scott Pruitt

Proposed budget cuts threaten clean-up in the West’s most polluted areas

On Aug. 1 the Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the fate of Superfund, a program of the Environmental Protection […]...

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August 7, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Frederick Douglass’s 1852 July 4th address does amazing job of offering hope

If you’re searching in vain for dignity on the Fourth of July in the time of Donald Trump, The New Yorker’s David Remnick advises that […]...

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July 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

The Trump administration’s false coal stats, explained

On June 4, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt claimed that since December 2016, the nation had “added almost 50,000 jobs in the coal sector. […]...

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June 13, 2017 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Mix

GUEST POST: Keep on marching for clean air and for kids’ health

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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May 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: AG Sessions is onto something new, targeting agreements on police violence

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has moved from illegal immigration to another contentious topic — police violence.  And the outcry may be nearly as loud. Sessions […]...

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April 4, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

In face of cuts, Fort Collins urges Bennet: Protect the EPA

Hundreds of environmental advocates rallied in Fort Collins yesterday on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. The worried Front Range residents feared cuts to the […]...

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March 16, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Across party lines, Western governors see a partner in Pruitt

Just a few days in office, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency hosted an early Sunday morning breakfast for 11 Western governors. Scott […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: The Great Pot Shot

Now we know what they do on a slow day (in other words, every day but ‘Husker game day) in Nebraska. They take their neighbors […]...

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December 19, 2014 Littwin, Littwin Columns

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We did it!!!

We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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Media: Are Colorado politicians violating your social media free speech rights?

A Virginia federal judge’s recent ruling that a school board member violated her constituents’ First Amendment free speech rights when she banned them from commenting on her official Facebook page […]

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