User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
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Last updated: Oct 09 2019 19:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Millions face power outages in northern, central California 9.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Bottled water and batteries were flying off the shelves at California stores as millions of customers prepared to live without electricity for days in the face of what Pacific Gas & Electric called an unprecedented wildfire danger.
White House vows total halt to impeachment probe cooperation 9.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The White House declared Tuesday it will halt any and all cooperation with what it termed the "illegitimate" impeachment probe by House Democrats, sharpening the constitutional clash between President Donald Trump and Congress.
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California utility will shut down power for 800,000 customers as fire danger peaks 9.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
PG&E on Tuesday afternoon announced an unprecedented power shutdown to nearly 800,000 customers, including 278,000 in the Bay Area, under a new program intended to prevent catastrophic wildfires in the wake of deadly blazes linked to its equipment.
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Tri-State officially retires Nucla coal-fired power plant well ahead of planned 2022 closure 21.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
Tri-State Generation and Transmission, which provides wholesale power to rural electric associations across Colorado, has officially closed one of its coal power plants ahead of schedule.
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Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights.
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Tri-State joins other regional power providers to sign up for energy trading market 12.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Tri-State Generation and Transmission and two other regional power providers are joining an energy trading market that is aimed at making power available on demand at affordable prices.
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At Golden’s NREL, the rubber hits the road on autonomous vehicles with launch of new shuttle 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
It's a quiet, efficient way to get around the National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus The all-electric, self-driving shuttle that officially started ferrying people Monday is also the latest addition to NREL's "living lab ecosystem," where federal scientists team with other researchers and private businesses on advances in the energy and transportation.
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Can these three Republicans save the Colorado GOP from obscurity? 8.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Republicans must find a way to build a new coalition as they face changing demographics, a Democratic state party that is better organized and an unpopular president of their own party -- or risk becoming a minority party in perpetuity.
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Methane emissions advance climate change and Trump’s regulatory rollback matters 5.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Energy scholars explain what rescinding methane regulations will mean for the climate and industry.
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Colorado clean energy industry set to expand 9%, outpacing national average, report says 5.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Job growth in Colorado's so-called "advanced energy" industry -- renewable energy, energy efficiency, electrified transportation, biofuels -- has been robust and is expected to expand by about 9% this year, according to new data from a national trade organization.
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Letters: Miller has too much power; Taste of Colorado disappoints; Taxation vexation (9/4/19) 4.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Miller has too much power So we recently learned that Stephen Miller is the point person for much of the Trump administration’s dehumanizing policies and actions against immigrants. Now the administration wants to deport a small number of immigrants granted temporary status based on significant medical conditions. It’s likely Miller suggested this, because he has […]
While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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Four Colorado utilities join forces to explore joining regional trading market 31.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Four Colorado utilities, including Xcel Energy, the state's largest provider of electricity, are exploring whether to join a regional trading market to acquire real-time power at the lowest possible cost.
Trump administration rolls back methane pollution regulations 30.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The EPA will reverse Obama-era standards intended to curb leaks of the potent gas that contributes to the climate crisis.
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Drillinginfo marks 20th anniversary with new name — Enverus. Find out what that means. 22.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, Drillinginfo, a provider of analytics, data and intelligence to energy companies across the world, is changing its name to Enverus.
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No slumping in pumping despite strictures in Colorado’s new oil and gas law 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The more than two dozen rigs operating today in Colorado's oil and gas fields won't be going silent any time soon, even with the enactment this year of a law that promises to make life tougher for the industry statewide.
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Anti-fracking groups file motion to reopen case forbidding Longmont’s fracking ban 15.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado Rising and Our Longmont, two anti-fracking advocacy groups announced on Wednesday that they filed a motion in Boulder District Court to reopen the case that forbid the City of Longmont from enacting a fracking ban in 2012 that voters approved with a 60 percent majority.
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Can Western states afford to break the boom-and-bust cycle? 7.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Climate action on public lands would force a reckoning for fossil fuel dependent states and communities.
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Weld County launches first-of-its-kind oil and gas department as tensions flare over Colorado’s energy future 5.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
As cities and counties around Colorado continue revamping their regulations for energy extraction -- with more than half a dozen communities already having suspended drilling while they do so -- Weld County is making it loud and clear that it plans to put no impediments in the way of industry. On Monday, this county northeast of metro Denver will open a first-in-Colorado local oil and gas department to process drilling permit applications and regulate well pads throughout the mineral-rich county.
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Editorial: Yes, adopt those California zero-emission vehicle standards (imperfections and all) 3.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
There are two compelling reasons for Colorado to join California and nine other states in mandating auto manufacturers to sell more zero-emission vehicles -- climate change and air quality.
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