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Congressional probe finds 29 human carcinogens in hydraulic fracturing fluids

Between 2005 and 2009, the nation’s 14 leading natural gas drilling service companies used hydraulic fracturing fluids containing 29 different chemicals regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) as potential human carcinogens, according to a new congressional report released...

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April 18, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
GarCo commissioners show resolve on drilling spill, but not yet on FRAC Act

GarCo commissioners show resolve on drilling spill, but not yet on FRAC Act

The Garfield County commissioners Monday did decide to fire off a strongly-worded resolution condemning contamination of drinking water by the natural-gas industry. It just wasn’t […]...

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November 3, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics
Reports trace spring contamination to two Western Slope gas companies

Reports trace spring contamination to two Western Slope gas companies

The Glenwood Springs Post-Independent Wednesday, piggybacking on reporting by the Denver Post on Sunday, revealed a private consulting firm in Littleton narrowed down the potential […]...

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October 14, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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