User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Economics :: Green Economies
Last updated: Oct 31 2017 22:09 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Metro Denver businesses mostly seeing green, not red 10.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
If making money were a team sport, then metro Denver businesses would be heading to the playoffs.
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Colorado cannabis businesses that aren’t exactly cannabis businesses are growing 26.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado is the top state for ancillary cannabis businesses -- those that support the pot industry but don't actually grow or sell marijuana.
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Free, battery-powered carts are one solution to Denver’s packed roads 31.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Eco-Rides USA offers a free service in Cherry Creek that takes people to their destination in luxurious, electric golf carts. The company hopes to eventually branch out to other areas of Denver.
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Cannabis company buys entire town as 420-friendly tourist destination 4.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Cannabis company American Green has bought the town of Nipton, California and plans to make it a marijuana tourism destination, powered by renewable energy.
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Report: Utah’s coal industry fading while more eco-friendly outdoor recreation surges 26.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Nearly $400 billion worth of high-quality coal lies under lands protected by the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, but the best thing for Utah would to leave this black bounty where it is ­— in favor of embracing cleaner energy sources and outdoor recreation, both of which abound in the Beehive State. So says a new report from the group Alliance for a Better Utah that highlights the coal industry’s ever-dimming future and rising prospects of eco-based tourism. “Outdoor recreation pro... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Super-plant hemp poised to fuel the next “Green Rush” 10.6.2017 Denver Post: Business
While marijuana legalization gets the headlines, hemp shows potential for explosive growth in sectors ranging from the auto industry to pharmaceuticals.
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Super-plant hemp poised to fuel the next “Green Rush” 10.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
While marijuana legalization gets the headlines, hemp shows potential for explosive growth in sectors ranging from the auto industry to pharmaceuticals.
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Green revolution must move east. We want to be freed of this national duty… to industrialise: Manpreet Singh Badal 23.4.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Making the cannabis industry green(er) 14.4.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Cultivating marijuana is energy intensive, expensive and industry leaders prefer environmental sustainability as it actually increases profitability. Could we do more? Absolutely.
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Catherine Rampell: Will Trump force thousands of legal immigrants to stop working? 1.4.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
WASHINGTON • Come Monday, the Trump administration may quietly revoke the ability of hundreds of thousands of immigrants — almost all women — to legally work in the United States, forcing them to choose between heading back to their kitchens or leaving the country altogether. They are the spouses of workers here on high-skilled visas, and are typically high-skilled themselves. Many have launched businesses that created jobs for U.S. citizens, whose employment may in turn be at risk, too. Take, f...
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Nederland marijuana business ordered to stop peddling investments in medical, recreational pot businesses 10.3.2017 Denver Post: Business
State regulators have ordered a marijuana business owner from Nederland to stop soliciting investments in what they describe as unregistered securities for ventures in recreational and medical pot.
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This new Colorado glass recycling plant can process 80,000 tons a year 4.3.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Momentum Recycling, which opened in February near Broomfield, plans to harvest glass bound for area landfills and process it for Colorado's gigantic bottlemakers,
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N.M. tribe puts up land for medicinal greenhouse 28.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Albuquerque • On a patch of tribal land in western New Mexico, a company plans to build a $160 million state-of-the-art greenhouse for researching and growing medicinal plants, including marijuana. Bright Green Group of Companies is partnering with Acoma Pueblo on what would be the nation’s largest commercial growing operation, by far dwarfing medical marijuana greenhouses already planned in Massachusetts, Illinois and California. Plans call for Bright Green’s greenhouse and its associated resea...
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McBaine: Helping Utah families means letting the last century go 26.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Last week, James Green, vice chair of the Wasatch County GOP, resigned after publishing comments arguing against equal pay for men and women: “If businesses are forced to pay women the same as male earnings, that means they will have to reduce the pay for the men they employ. … Simple economics.” Green continued: “If that happens, then men will have an even more difficult time earning enough to support their families, which will mean more mothers will be forced to leave the home (where they may...
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Obama's green legacy at stake as GOP, industry align 15.12.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Billings, Mont. • The Obama administration will leave behind a host of disputed recent actions and unfinished business on the environment — from shelved energy leases and blocked mining projects to pollution restrictions and decisions on hundreds of potentially imperiled species. Republicans and business groups emboldened by Donald Trump’s victory are gearing up to reverse many of the administration’s signature environmental moves, particularly those made since the election. The outcome could de...
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Certified Scottsdale Green Home sells for $2.3M 7.11.2016 azcentral.com | business
The owner of a flight school, the CMO of Arizona State University and a couple of our Northern neighbors were among the buyers of this week's priciest homes in metro ...
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Luxury homes: Certified Scottsdale Green Home sells for $2.3M 7.11.2016 azcentral.com | business
The owner of a flight school, the CMO of Arizona State University and a couple of our Northern neighbors were among the buyers of this week's priciest homes in metro ...
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Federal Heights council puts recreational marijuana vote on ballot after medical sales started in March 4.8.2016 Denver Post: Local
The marijuana industry has been slow to arrive in the small city of Federal Heights, but officials and businesses expect its budding presence to make a direly needed economic impact on the city of about 12,000 people. In 2014, voters approved the operation of medical cannabis facilities in the city. So far, a new business called Green […]
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Bagley Cartoon: Utah's Best Green Economy 26.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
This Pat Bagley cartoon appears in The Salt Lake Tribune on Thursday, May 26, 2016. You can check out the past 10 Bagley editorial cartoons below. Want more? Become a fan of Bagley on Facebook at www.facebook.com/notrobertkirby. Zika Is Coming Idiocracy Lesson From Charter Schools The Pope and Wall Street Make America Hate Again Dogpatch, Utah Crazy Mental Health Care Nothing Says ‘America’ Like Beer Toned-Down Trump Playing Doctor
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Through the looking glass, some envisioning a recycling rebound 24.4.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
John Lair rattles a plastic bag full of broken glass. There are bits of plastic, paper labels and chunks of food mixed in with the green, amber and clear — or flint — shards.
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