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Tag Archives: Shell Oil

Wiretap: Big box and totally gay; arctic drilling; clawing back FEMA cash

If you want to understand where America is now on LGBT issues, look to Walmart, which has now become a leading voice against discrimination and […]...

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April 2, 2015 Just In, Wiretap

Events overtaking Hickenlooper local-control deal, resistance hardening

Opportunity this election year is shrinking for the governor and legislative leaders to reach an agreement on a bill that could head off a series of ballot measures aimed at granting local authorities greater regulatory control over the oil-and-gas industry....

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July 1, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Lamborn oil shale bill seen by Boehner as possible transportation funding fix

Lamborn oil shale bill seen by Boehner as possible transportation funding fix

Republican Doug Lamborn’s bill to speed up oil shale production in western Colorado has been packaged with House Speaker John Boehner’s American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act (HR 7) as a means of funding the nation’s crumbling transportation infrastructure....

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November 18, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Oil shale opponents’ DC ‘fly-in’ seeks to expose never-ending ‘science project’

Oil shale opponents’ DC ‘fly-in’ seeks to expose never-ending ‘science project’

Opponents of oil shale development in western Colorado, Wyoming and Utah participated in a “fly-in” to Washington, D.C. this week to push for increased federal oversight of the still-unproven form of energy that would consume huge amounts of water and...

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November 11, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Gardner digs in with Big Oil

Colorado Fourth-District Republican US Rep Cory Gardner is filling his campaign coffers for 2012 as he did in 2010 by leaning heavily on oil-and-gas industry donors. He raked in $370,000 in the quarter that just ended. That's the most...

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October 17, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Shell’s natural gas play in Colorado raises issues of local versus state input, control

For decades, Royal Dutch Shell – Europe’s largest energy company – has been known in Colorado as the king of oil shale research, spending an estimated $200 million on an experimental and controversial extraction process that has yet to be...

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October 3, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

Foes cite oil shale’s environmental uncertainty, while industry laments regulatory waffling

As predicted, testimony at Wednesday’s House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources oil shale field hearing in Grand Junction produced more industry hand wringing over federal regulatory uncertainty and environmental push-back over an unproven energy source. ...

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August 25, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Debt-ceiling deal blasted as congressional ‘give away to corporate polluters’

The president of the Wilderness Society today skewered the current debt-ceiling compromise and budget-slashing deal worked out in Washington over the weekend, saying its reductions in spending on environmental and conservation policies “threaten to damage our water, our air...

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August 1, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy

Mines prof says Obama, Salazar stalling on oil shale the way Bush did on climate change

Dr. Jeremy Boak, a leading expert on oil shale technology at the Colorado School of Mines, says the Obama administration is dragging its feet on oil shale production in the United States much the way the Bush administration stalled...

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April 12, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Justice Dept. probes ex-Bush Interior Secretary Norton over oil shale leases

Justice Dept. probes ex-Bush Interior Secretary Norton over oil shale leases

Former Colorado attorney general and Bush administration Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton is being investigated by the Justice Department for allegedly brokering a deal […]...

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September 17, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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