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Tag Archives: Epa

Guest Post: Trump’s evisceration of car pollution standards spells trouble for Colorado

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to provide […]...

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April 5, 2018 Environment/Energy, Guest Posts, Just In, The Mix

The takedown of the Clean Power Plan begins

President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency is expected to officially propose a withdrawal from the Clean Power Plan on Tuesday. Former President Barack Obama’s controversial plan was […]...

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October 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: As Hurricane Irma hits, how do you explain climate-change deniers to a 2-year-old?

I have a two-year-old grandson who is fascinated by, and a little afraid of, thunder and lightning. When he wakes up in the middle of […]...

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September 9, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Trump has definitely turned his back on Dreamers, unless he hasn’t — yet

Donald Trump, who campaigned on ending DACA, has apparently decided to pull the plug on the program that protects immigrants who were brought here illegally as […]...

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September 4, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Frederick Douglass’s 1852 July 4th address does amazing job of offering hope

If you’re searching in vain for dignity on the Fourth of July in the time of Donald Trump, The New Yorker’s David Remnick advises that […]...

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July 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

GUEST POST: Keep on marching for clean air and for kids’ health

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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May 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

In face of cuts, Fort Collins urges Bennet: Protect the EPA

Hundreds of environmental advocates rallied in Fort Collins yesterday on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. The worried Front Range residents feared cuts to the […]...

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March 16, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Trump budget could impact nearly 14,000 environmental workers in Colorado

The Trump administration released its budget proposal Thursday, after sending clear signals that proposed defense spending will swell and non-defense budgets – particularly of federal […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water

Wiretap: In fighting terrorism, Trump thinks we should worry less about killing civilians

Those who voted for Donald Trump because they thought he might not be as hawkish as Hillary Clinton may be in for some disappointment. The […]...

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March 13, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Remember how tough it was to pass Obamacare? Repealing it isn’t easy either

The Obamacare replacement is finally on its way. Or is it? House conservatives are in revolt. Major conservative groups are in opposition. Moderate Republicans are […]...

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March 8, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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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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A $1.6 billion tax increase for Colorado education just got a lot closer to the ballot

Supporters of more funding for Colorado schools turned in more than 170,000 signatures Wednesday to place a $1.6 billion tax measure on the November ballot. […]

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