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Vietnam seeks closer trade ties with Colorado — an “essential” part of nation’s hope to strengthen relations with U.S. 23.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
Vietnam needs Colorado's expertise in renewable energy, cybersecurity and -- in a shout out to ranchers in the state -- raising cattle.
Silverii: All that Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has done with his first 100 days 19.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Progress is indeed hard, and we’re not going to agree on everything, but getting the word out about the massive accomplishments in Polis’ first 100 days seems harder than it reasonably should be.
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Letters: Full-day kindergarten; Hickenlooper; Recalls work if Dems don’t vote; State logo (4/12/19) 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The indirect benefits of full-day kindergarten Re: “House Bill 1262 receives gold stars at hearing,” April 10 news story One plus to consider when discussing full-day kindergarten and its cost: full-day kindergarten frees up parents and other day care providers to work full-time, pay taxes and get health care. Also, full-day kindergarten helps children, especially […]
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Denver dubbed a “Solar Star” in report that ranks it No. 9 in solar capacity 10.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A new report ranks Denver ninth for solar energy installed out of 69 cities surveyed across the country.
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Largest solar project on Maui, developed by Colorado company, gets green light from Hawaii 2.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Maui's largest solar power project has been approved by Hawaii state utilities regulators.
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Polis withdraws request to EPA for more time to bring Colorado into compliance with federal air-quality standards 30.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado is withdrawing a requested extension before the Environmental Protection Agency that had been aimed at giving the state additional time to come into compliance with federal health-based air standards.
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Letters: Hack away, Russia, hack away, Green New Deal the Senate rejected (3/27/19) 27.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Hack away, Russia, hack away Hey Russia, if you can hear me, release Ivanka and Jared’s emails! Carl Heck, Aspen About the Green New Deal that the Senate rejected Tuesday Re: “Green New Deal inflames debate,” March 24 news story We hear much about a resolution called the Green New Deal — some call it […]
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John Hickenlooper: The Green New Deal sets us up for failure. We need a better approach. 26.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The resolution sets unachievable goals. We do not yet have the technology needed to reach "net-zero greenhouse gas emissions" in 10 years.
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Polis blocks blame-it-on-China push to prevent EPA from flunking Colorado as “serious” violator of federal air-quality standards 22.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado's evolving posture emerged Thursday as the state Department of Public Health and Environment's Air Quality Control Commission rejected a push by a pro-industry group called Defend Colorado to pursue an "international contributions" exemption that would reduce the state's responsibility under the federal Clean Air Act.
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 letters: consequences of tax-limit amendments, revise educator effectiveness bill, eagles killed by green energy, diagnosis of autism increasing but not condition itself 20.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Unintended consequences of tax-limit amendments Re: “Big tax reform on the way?” March 11 news story Tabor and Gallagher are outmoded ways of funding government. Voters had not considered the unintended consequences when voting for these two amendments. Let us allow our elected representatives do that which we elected them to do: govern and make […]
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Ken Salazar: This oil and gas bill risks Colorado’s economy and America’s energy independence 7.3.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
This bill will give unfettered control to local governments to do what they want, including effectively banning oil and gas development within their jurisdictions.
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Washington Governor Jay Inslee enters presidential race 2.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The Democrat calls climate change ‘the most urgent challenge of our time.’
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Push for renewables vexes Western power supplier 25.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Tri-State’s future looks less than bright unless it can keep up with the times.
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Tri-State loses bid to keep Colorado Public Utilities Commission out of contract dispute 15.2.2019 Denver Post: Business
A Colorado rural electric association has won an important round in its contract dispute with Tri-State Generation and Transmission. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has agreed to hear the Delta-Montrose Electric Association's complaint that the exit fee Tri-State wants for breaking the contract is unreasonable.
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What’s actually in the “Green New Deal” from Democrats? 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
"I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called 'Carbon Footprint' to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military -- even if no other country would do the same. Brilliant!" -- President Donald Trump, in a tweet on Feb. 9 "There are multiple doctored GND (Green New Deal) resolutions and FAQs floating around. There was also a draft version that got uploaded + taken down. There's also draft versions floating out there. Point is, the real one is our submitted resolution, H.Res. 109." -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in a tweet on Feb. 9
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Colorado energy director Will Toor to drive push toward renewables, electric vehicles 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As the new executive director of the Colorado Energy office, Will Toor, plans to tackle Gov. Jared Polis' "bold goals" of increasing the use of renewable energy sources on the state's electric grid and getting more electric vehicles on the roads.
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California’s PG&E files for bankruptcy amid wildfire lawsuits 29.1.2019 Denver Post: Business
Faced with potentially ruinous lawsuits over California's recent wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in a move that could drive up rates for customers of the nation's biggest utility and reduce the size of any payouts fire victims receive.
What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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Tri-State’s contentious contract dispute with Western Slope cooperative ends up in court 18.1.2019 Denver Post: Business
Tri-State Generation and Transmission is asking a state district court to intervene in a dispute with the Delta-Montrose Electric Association, which wants out of its contract because of high rates and a desire to use more renewable energy sources.
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Gov. Jared Polis pushes Colorado toward zero-emission vehicles with first executive order 18.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis rolled up in an electric car to a press conference in lower downtown Denver Thursday to announce a list of executive policy changes that taken together should put more electric cars on the state's roads.
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