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Stocks edge down from record highs 25.4.2019 LA Times: Business

U.S. stocks closed slightly lower Wednesday, with the market giving back some of its gains the day after the Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Nasdaq composite hit record highs.

Energy stocks led the modest slide as crude oil prices fell after a three-day rally. Communications companies also helped...

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Will Newsom end oil drilling in California? Many environmentalists are betting yes 23.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California’s legacy of oil drilling should be just that, many environmentalists argue — relegated to the history books.

They are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to ban new oil and gas drilling in California and completely phase out fossil fuel extraction in one of the nation’s top petroleum-producing...

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What the Teapot Dome Scandal Has to Do With Trump’s Tax Returns 19.4.2019
A 1920s scandal led to a Supreme Court ruling that still applies today.

The post What the Teapot Dome Scandal Has to Do With Trump’s Tax Returns appeared first on Truthout.

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Stocks waver as traders sift through company earnings 18.4.2019 LA Times: Business

U.S. stock indexes wavered between modest gains and losses Thursday as another slide in healthcare-sector companies offset gains elsewhere in the market.

Energy and technology stocks also fell. Smaller-company stocks fell more than the rest of the market for the second straight day.

Drugmaker Pfizer...

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John Hickenlooper Has a Curious Connection to a Trump Cabinet Secretary 17.4.2019 Mother Jones
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s ties to the oil and gas industry run deep, especially when compared to those of other candidates in the unwieldy 2020 Democratic field. In some ways, given that Hickenlooper served two terms in the fifth-largest oil-and-gas-producing state, these connections are not surprising. But what may be less apparent is that […]
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Rancher puts $100,000 into effort to recall Colorado Rep. Rochelle Galindo 16.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State Rep. Rochelle Galindo is one of several Democratic lawmakers being targeted for recall after voting for new oil and gas regulations. The recall effort against her is the only one to see a substantial donation.
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Aurora turns to operator agreements with oil and gas companies before wells are drilled 16.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
As a major measure that revamps how the oil and gas industry is regulated in Colorado awaits the governor's signature, Aurora isn't waiting for the new state statute to take effect before addressing anticipated impacts of dozens of new wells proposed inside the city.
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Surrey earthquakes: Is oil drilling causing tremors? 15.4.2019 BBC: Front Page
An oil well has been blamed for a series of earthquakes in Surrey - why can't scientists agree on the cause?
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World Bank, Now Led by Trump Pick, Ramps Up Fossil Fuel Development 14.4.2019
While the influential development bank has scaled up clean energy finance, fossil fuels still got a larger backing.

The post World Bank, Now Led by Trump Pick, Ramps Up Fossil Fuel Development appeared first on Truthout.

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Beto O’Rourke’s Vote to Lift the Oil Export Ban Looms Over His Climate Record 13.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  In 2015, current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke twice bucked his own party to vote with Republicans to end the 40-year restriction on selling US oil overseas. In October that year, O’Rourke voted on a bill to outright lift the […]
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Chevron buying Anadarko for $33 billion as crude prices rise 12.4.2019 LA Times: Business

Chevron will buy Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion in a cash-and-stock deal as the company seeks to grow stronger in deep-water exploration in the Gulf of Mexico and the energy-rich southwest region of Texas called the Permian Basin.

The deal, announced Friday, arrives with U.S. crude prices up...

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Pruitt Given 'Global Warming for Dummies' While at EPA 12.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
He also received accepted six gifted copies of "The Lorax."
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Federal judge says no to oil, gas emissions in Wyoming 12.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A federal judge in Wyoming has denied oil and gas leases in Wyoming because they failed to adequately consider impacts from climate change.
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Pollution still drifting into Rocky Mountain National Park, according to government report 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Harmful nitrogen pollution is still drifting onto fragile, high-elevation ecosystems in Rocky Mountain National Park from Colorado highways, power plants and livestock operations, state and federal agencies said.
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The Spot: Denver’s crowded mayoral contest enters the homestretch, and a legislator gets too close to Polis’ dog 11.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Spot newsletter takes a look at the Denver mayor's race, legislative action in the Capitol and major backing for Sen. Cory Gardner's marijuana bill.
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Trump Is Rewriting the Rules to Favor the Pipeline Industry 11.4.2019
Trump boasted about pulling out of the Paris climate agreement and promised to speed up pipeline approvals.

The post Trump Is Rewriting the Rules to Favor the Pipeline Industry appeared first on Truthout.

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Interior secretary nominee David Bernhardt’s ethics problems aren’t going away 11.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump’s pick to the lead the Interior Department heads for a confirmation vote as early as Thursday, with his career as a lobbyist raising ethical and legal concerns and doubts about his independence from the energy and water industry groups he long represented.

Acting Secretary David...

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New Trump attorney general endorses Gardner’s marijuana legalization bill 11.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he prefers Sen. Cory Gardner’s legislation on marijuana to the “intolerable” patchwork of state and federal laws that exists today.
Elizabeth Warren coming to Colorado next week 8.4.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Elizabeth Warren will bring her Democratic campaign for president to Aurora on April 16, a campaign spokeswoman said Monday.
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Colorado lets oil and gas companies pollute for 90 days without federally required permits that limit emissions 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado public health officials have let oil and gas companies begin drilling and fracking for fossil fuels at nearly 200 industrial sites across the state without first obtaining federally required permits that limit how much toxic pollution they can spew into the air.
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