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Polis jumps into congressional fight over oil shale subsidies

Polis jumps into congressional fight over oil shale subsidies

It is a common refrain in this Republican House of Representatives that Congress should not "pick winners and losers" in the energy marketplace. The comment is usually made while debating subsidies for alternative energy. Today, though, Congress may go against...

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June 5, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Report: Colorado oil, gas regulators ‘inadequate,’ not enforcing rules

Report: Colorado oil, gas regulators ‘inadequate,’ not enforcing rules

A new report blasts the state agency charged with regulating the oil and gas industry for failing to enforce its own rules....

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March 20, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Water cleanup bill in delicate dance with mining law reform

Water cleanup bill in delicate dance with mining law reform

Just outside of Central City in Colorado's Gilpin County, the historic Perigo gold mine drains metal-laden water at an average of 70 gallons per minute into a small perennial stream known as Gamble Gulch. Below the mine for six...

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November 30, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Udall’s Good Samaritan water-cleanup bill drawing support

Udall’s Good Samaritan water-cleanup bill drawing support

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's new streamlined Good Samaritan legislation, designed to encourage volunteer water cleanup projects, may yet become law. It is the 11th piece of Good Samaritan legislation to be introduced in Congress in the last 15...

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November 23, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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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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