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Green voter anger at Obama could open door for ‘environmental clown’ Perry, observers say

Even before tonight’s jobs speech, conservation groups in Colorado and across the Rocky Mountain West say it’s clear President Barack Obama has chosen polluting industry jobs over other employment sectors, demoralizing the environmental base ahead of the 2012 campaign. ...

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September 8, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
New Yorker story details Senate breakdown on climate bill

New Yorker story details Senate breakdown on climate bill

The New Yorker published a blockbuster story this weekend detailing the many failures of the White House and the Senate to pass climate change legislation. […]...

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October 4, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Udall: Rockefeller air pollution bill a Supreme Court end-around

Udall: Rockefeller air pollution bill a Supreme Court end-around

Democrats differ widely on whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should be able to regulate greenhouse gas emissions as a form of air pollution under the Clean Air Act, and the rift seems to be mostly geographical and based on...

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March 5, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado companies blast Murkowski’s bid to block EPA on greenhouse gases

Colorado companies blast Murkowski’s bid to block EPA on greenhouse gases

Colorado businesses, tourism industry and health care officials are scrambling to counteract an ongoing push in the U.S. Senate to block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act....

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March 4, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Reports: ExxonMobil wary of FRAC Act, conflicted on climate change bill

Reports: ExxonMobil wary of FRAC Act, conflicted on climate change bill

ExxonMobil’s acquisition of natural gas giant XTO Energy – the hot topic in the gas-field communities of Colorado’s Western Slope this week – has implications […]...

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December 17, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Climate bill languishes ahead of Copehagen as new poll shows more doubt

Climate bill languishes ahead of Copehagen as new poll shows more doubt

As high pressure and sunny skies settle over Colorado for the Thanksgiving holiday – with not a lot of snow on the early-season ski slopes […]...

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November 24, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Colorado in crosshairs of nuke boom if climate bill sparks uranium revival

Colorado in crosshairs of nuke boom if climate bill sparks uranium revival

Colorado, historically a major uranium-producing state, will be ground zero of the nation’s nuclear revival if that form of power enjoys the renaissance proponents say is necessary for climate change legislation to win approval in the U.S. Senate....

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October 27, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
IREA Voices touts new study on looming coal shortages

IREA Voices touts new study on looming coal shortages

IREA Voices, a citizen activist group formed to combat the climate change policies of the state’s largest rural electric co-op, is pointing its members to […]...

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October 22, 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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