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Senate president raises concerns about possible conflict of interest of Jared Polis’ appointee to Public Utilities Commission 18.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
State Senate President Leroy Garcia is raising questions about the governor's appointment to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission because of the person's ties to a group that opposes a utility regulated by the panel.
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The Trump administration’s plans for less public input, more pipelines 15.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Proposed environmental rollbacks would gut NEPA, allowing federal agencies to ignore climate effects and expedite infrastructure permitting.
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general 13.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani to asserting that even Ukraine's president said Trump did nothing wrong in withholding military aid.
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Guest Commentary: The GOP must stand for the rule of law and hold a fair trial 4.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
If defenses are available for the charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of power, under-oath testimony is the proper means to counter the impeachment in the Senate.
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Xcel Energy wins $41.5 million rate increase, far below the $158M requested 31.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State regulators have approved a $41.5 million annual electric rate increase for Xcel Energy-Colorado, which is considerably lower than the $158 million the utility originally sought.
Tri-State tells Colorado regulators they lack jurisdiction in contract dispute with electric co-ops 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The conflict continues between Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and Colorado members that want lower electricity rates and more renewable energy, with the power provider declaring that state regulators don't have the authority to intervene in the dispute.
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Xcel Energy announces it will join forces with California, western states 18.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy, Black Hills Colorado Electric, Colorado Springs Utilities and the Platte River Power Authority announced Tuesday that they will join the California Western Energy Imbalance Market.
Colorado oil production could reach record levels again in 2020, but employment could decline 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado oil production could reach record levels again this year, according to the economic forecast released Monday. Production totaled 177.6 million barrels in 2018, up 32% from 2017.
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Colorado regulators fast-tracking rules that may spur spread of community solar projects 3.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Solar energy advocates are hoping that state regulators' decision to put proposed rules for community solar gardens on a fast track will help Colorado reclaim a leading role in an arena that it pioneered. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission is taking public comments through Friday on rules that could expand opportunities for homeowners and others to participate in community solar projects.
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How a divided left is losing the battle on abortion 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For years, abortion rights supporters like Wood believed the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling had delivered their ultimate goal, the right to reproductive choice. Now they are grappling with a new reality: Nationwide access to abortion is more vulnerable than it has been in decades.
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Boulder offers Xcel $94M for assets necessary to form municipal utility 23.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Boulder announced a nearly $94 million offer to Xcel Energy to acquire the company's electric utility assets Friday, the city's latest step in its effort to sever from the private power provider and form a municipal service.
Tri-State’s conflicts with members a factor in the downgrade of its credit rating 20.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association's growing conflicts with some of its member electric associations have spilled over to its credit rating, which Standard and Poor's has downgraded.
Black Hills Energy ready to throw switch on new wind farm in southern Colorado 16.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Black Hills Energy expects its recently completed 60-megawatt wind farm near Walsenburg in southern Colorado to start operating by the end of the year.
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College competition at NREL motivated by serious need: shortage of cybersecurity professionals 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
People defending the nation's energy operations from cyber attacks will be doing battle with hackers this weekend on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus in Golden. But not to worry, the energy systems and attacks will be simulated. However, the exercise has a serious aim: to encourage more people to enter the cyber security profession.
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The Latest: New evidence emerges in impeachment hearing 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The latest updates on the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
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After boost from Trump energy secretary, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine 12.11.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country's new president.
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The case against immigration prisons 11.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Law professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández analyzes why America puts so many immigrants behind bars.
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Thousands face risk because of aging U.S. dams, including some in Colorado, AP finds 10.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
On a cold morning last March, Kenny Angel got a frantic knock on his door. Two workers from a utility company in northern Nebraska had come with a stark warning: Get out of your house.
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Xcel Energy faces strong headwinds in its quest for a rate increase in Colorado 8.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Xcel Energy-Colorado is running into strong headwinds as it makes its case to state regulators for a rate increase that would net it $158 million more a year and raise residential customers' monthly bill an average of about 6.5 percent.
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California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&E blackouts 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state had a program — and $72 million — but hardly anyone applied.
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