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Tag Archives: Sierra Club

Five follow-up questions on the I-70 project through Elyria-Swansea

At a tumultuous meeting last month in north Denver’s Swansea neighborhood, an angry crowd shouted down the Colorado Department of Transportation’s executive director as he […]...

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March 14, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Boulder’s clean energy pledge was driven by a lack of state and national leadership

Boulder aims derive 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030. By the Sierra Club’s measure, that makes Boulder the 17th city nationwide […]...

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September 6, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado Supreme Court weighs legality of city fracking bans

Anti-fracking activists gathered outside the judicial center to demand that the court allow cities to pass fracking bans and moratoriums without state interference — local […]...

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December 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Progressives split with Polis over Obamatrade vote

Numerous Democrats took to the House floor prior to Thursday’s late-afternoon vote on the rules-debate to claim that a vote for the Trade Adjustment Assistance […]...

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June 12, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Bombing Tikrit; Horrible Longmont crime not murder

Bombing Tikrit The New York Times editorial board calls Obama’s decision to bomb the Iraqi city of Tikrit a dangerous escalation “without providing a shred […]...

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March 27, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Judge blocks Colorado coal mine plan, orders feds to evaluate climate impacts

A court ruling issued in Colorado on Friday could nudge government agencies toward making more honest assessments of the climate impacts tied to the projects they approve for federal lands....

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June 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Colorado farmers join fight for tougher air quality rules

DENVER -- Farmers are joining a growing chorus in Colorado calling new proposed state air-quality rules weak and inadequate to address ozone levels that have spiked over the last half decade in the state as gas drilling has spread across...

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November 1, 2013 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Congressional leaders call for investigation of Keystone XL approval

Congressional leaders call for investigation of Keystone XL approval

More than a dozen members of the U.S. Congress sent a letter (PDF) to President Obama and to the Inspector General of the U.S. State Department requesting an investigation of the approval process for the Keystone XL pipeline....

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October 27, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Koch family feud finds common ground in funding for Tipton

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch don't often see eye to eye with youngest brother Bill. On at least two things, though, they share common ground: A love for Colorado and an eagerness to fund Rep. Scott Tipton's campaigns....

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September 20, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Obama halts EPA smog rules

In capitulation to business interests that objected to the proposed rules, President Obama has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to tighten ozone regulations....

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September 2, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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