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Aspen Chamber, U.S. Chamber still clashing over climate change bill

Aspen’s ongoing war of words with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce continued this week, with a Chamber rep standing his ground on climate change...

Colorado firms skewer U.S. Chamber for fighting climate change legislation

Count a growing number of Colorado businesses among those deeply disenchanted with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over its stance that climate change legislation is largely based on junk science and will further derail the American economy.

Salazar fires back at critics of his ‘difficult’ no vote on...

U.S. Rep. John Salazar Friday responded to a League of Conservation Voters TV ad campaign blasting him for voting no on the Waxman-Markey climate...

Conservation group hammers Rep. Salazar for no vote on ‘cap and...

The League of Conservation Voters Thursday launched a television ad campaign in Grand Junction, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver blasting U.S. Rep. John Salazar...

Wirth: target coal-fired power plants with climate change cap and trade

Former Democratic Colorado Sen. Tim Wirth last week told Bloomberg News the cap-and-trade aspects of the House-approved climate change bill are spread too broadly...

Ritter fires back at Inhofe’s ‘partisan whipsaw’ with fundraising appeal

Before the dust had a chance to settle on a vigorous attack last week against Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter of Colorado — led by...

Ritter fires back at U.S. Sen. Inhofe for oil shale remarks

Gov. Bill Ritter is calling out Republican members of the U.S. Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee for what he called a very partisan approach to the debate on climate change legislation and new energy versus traditional energy jobs.

Coal, electric industries big winners in climate-bill deal

WASHINGTON — Even as Democrats in the U.S. House are celebrating their deal with conservative-leaning colleagues on climate change legislation, the real winners under the compromise have been the coal, electric and auto industries, which are largely the source of the nation’s carbon emissions.