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Environment/Energy

Say It Three Times, Fast: Cellulosic Ethanol …

It's pretty hard to make cellulosic ethanol sexy, but John Salazar is having a go at it. Colorado's Third District congressman is sponsoring a bill...

Science Tuesday

Children between the ages of 4 and 7 in states with booster seat laws are more likely to be safe during car crashes than...

Gazette to Ritter: Stop Flirting With Ben & Jerry

Most folks thought it was an amusing and harmless enough anecdote about how Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter went to Washington and vowed to arm...

Ritter Ready To Rumble Over Energy

House Bill 1281 to raise the renewable energy standard in Colorado to 20 percent by 2020 sailed through the House of Representatives on Monday....

Energizing the Weekend News

Finishing out the first full week of February, Colorado Confidential has wrapped up a few new items concerning energy development and conservation...and some of...

Beetles Tax Mountain Communities

The scenic drive on I-70 from Denver to Vail has been marred by the browning of the national forests caused by the pine beetle...

Oil Shale: NW Colorado the Saudi Arabia of America

Why is oil shale on the front burner after 30 years of disinterest? Oil prices have reached over $50 a barrel which makes alternative...

Oil Shale: Back in Business

The residents of Northwest Colorado, who remember the oil shale boom and bust of the 1980's, have been eyeing the media headlines with trepidation....

Plan for Addressing Climate Change Charts a Path for New President

Diane Carman -- former Denver Post columnist, now director of communications for the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs, home of the...

Gale Norton Gets Big Oil Job

Former Colorado Attorney General and Interior Secretary Gale Norton has found a new job, and it isn't much of a surprise. As the Rocky...
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