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Tag Archives: Department of Natural Resources

Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory agency – and other environmental programs — likely to get a legislative lifeline

Environmental and conservation programs, including the body that regulates Colorado’s oil and gas industry, may see the cash influx they need to keep operating after […]...

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March 9, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Bob Randall takes charge of the Department of Natural Resources

Bob Randall has been named the new executive director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, ending months of speculation about who would take the […]...

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June 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized
Ritter names King to head up Department of Natural Resources

Ritter names King to head up Department of Natural Resources

The Ritter administration Wednesday tapped Department of Natural Resources deputy director Mike King to take over for DNR executive director Jim Martin, who was picked […]...

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May 5, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
CDPHE head Martin takes over for Sherman as natural resources director

CDPHE head Martin takes over for Sherman as natural resources director

Gov. Bill Ritter Monday announced Jim Martin, head of the Department of Public Health and Environment, will take over for Harris Sherman as executive director […]...

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October 26, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Wildfire fuels debate on state versus national roadless rules

Wildfire fuels debate on state versus national roadless rules

VAIL — A small but scary wildfire that broke out in the national forest above West Vail Friday afternoon perfectly underscored the ongoing debate between the state’s Department of Natural Resources and environmentalists over Colorado’s controversial roadless rule....

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August 11, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Despite federal ruling, Colorado sticks to its guns on roadless rule

Despite federal ruling, Colorado sticks to its guns on roadless rule

While conservation groups called Wednesday’s federal appeals court decision reinstating the Clinton-era roadless rule a major victory, the state of Colorado contends its own revised rule is still a far more practical way of managing the state’s 4.2 million...

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August 6, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Conservationists quick to criticize Colorado’s revised roadless rule

Conservationists quick to criticize Colorado’s revised roadless rule

Starting Monday, environmentalists and sportsmen’s groups – as well anyone else concerned about Colorado’s roadless public lands– were given another 60 days to comment on […]...

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August 4, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Sherman mentioned for USDA post, but roadless rule could be roadblock

Sherman mentioned for USDA post, but roadless rule could be roadblock

Harris Sherman, director of Colorado’s Department of Natural Resources, is being floated as a possible candidate for a Department of Agriculture undersecretary post that oversees the U.S. Forest Service and the Natural Resources and Conservation Service. But environmental groups...

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June 12, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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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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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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