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Colorado oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $3.5 million in fines, repairs in air pollution settlement 22.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Federal and state authorities have reached a settlement agreement that would compel Denver-based oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $1 million and spend $2.5 million more improving pollution controls at 67 facilities in Colorado to resolve alleged violations of air quality laws.
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Jessica Cisneros Could Be the Next AOC. (But Don’t Tell Her That.) 21.1.2020 Mother Jones
Jessica Cisneros needed to find a dentist. When she decided to challenge Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the upcoming Democratic primary, Cisneros quit her job and moved back in with her parents in Laredo to save money. She’d bought her own insurance plan after turning 26 last May, but it didn’t include dental, and she […]
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters in Mexico 18.1.2020 Truthout.com
With Passage of NAFTA 2.0, Congress Boosts Fossil Fuel Polluters in Mexico
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Microsoft pledges to remove from the atmosphere all the carbon it has ever emitted 17.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.
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Microsoft makes 'carbon negative' pledge 16.1.2020 BBC: Business
The tech giant pledges to remove all the carbon it has emitted since its founding in 1975.
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Energy Companies Have a Great Friend At Trump’s Interior Department: Their Former Lobbyist 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
David Bernhardt, the man in charge of the nation’s public lands, has come through the revolving door of Washington, D.C. lobbying and back out again. Before becoming secretary of the Department of the Interior, he collected nearly $5 million for his firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as a lobbyist and lawyer from energy clients. Since […]
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Column: Trump's China trade deal doesn't even get us back to square one, despite immense cost 16.1.2020 LA Times: Business

President Trump has declared victory in the trade war with China -- but America has paid all the price.

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Trump’s Latest Environmental Rollback Is a Middle Finger to Common Sense 12.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled plans to gut one of America’s most important environmental laws—a move experts say is as much of a handout to polluting industries as it is a slap in the face to science […]
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No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast 9.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker.
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Opinion: Why California's climate solution isn't cutting it 2.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

California's cap-and-trade program, gamed by the oil companies, has so many exceptions it's nearly toothless.

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With the new year, Russians will ring in 20 years of Vladimir Putin 31.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Twenty years ago, Boris Yeltsin announced he was stepping down and handing the reins to Vladimir Putin, who changed the course of Russia's history.

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Top 10 Colorado politics stories of 2019: From our would-be presidents to bomb cyclones 30.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
People across the country eyed Coloradans’ decisions in 2019, moving the state’s local politics to the national level.
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Here Are the Corporate Elites Hosting Biden’s Manhattan Fundraisers 27.12.2019 Truthout.com
More than a dozen high-powered lawyers and executives will help “Middle-Class Joe” raise campaign cash in early ...
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Editorial: President Trump's very bad year on climate change hurts us all 27.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump spent this year like the previous two — feeding global warming through foolish policies aimed at increasing our reliance on fossil fuels.

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Industry Money Backs Attorneys General Pushing for Atlantic Coast Pipeline 20.12.2019 Truthout.com
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Eighteen state attorneys general are calling for construction to proceed on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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Climate change threatens billions in CalPERS pension fund 20.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

A new assessment finds that one-fifth of CalPERS' public markets portfolio is in business sectors exposed to financial risk from climate change.

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The Real Shadow Policy of the Trump Administration Is Racist Extremism 18.12.2019 Truthout.com
The Real Shadow Policy of the Trump Administration Is Racist Extremism
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Legislation on Surprise Medical Bills Gains Momentum in Congress 18.12.2019 Truthout.com
2020 is fast approaching, and polls consistently show that health care costs is a high priority issue for ...
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Joe Biden’s Campaign Co-Chair Is a Big Oil and Gas Booster 18.12.2019 Truthout.com
Rep. Cedric Richmond talks with reporters on September 12, 2019.
Rep. Cedric Richmond has one of the most fossil fuel industry-friendly voting records of all Democrats in Congress.
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