User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Jul 09 2018 12:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Friday, July 6, 2018 letters: Independence Day, energy, oil, Obama 9.7.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Why do we celebrate the Fourth? Why do we still celebrate the Fourth of July? As a kid, we honored our freedoms as put forth in the Constitution. However, with each passing year we are slowly losing these freedoms. We were given the right to freely speak our beliefs without any consequences. But look what happened to Roseanne Barr. Also, if you dare stray from what is “politically correct,” you are mentally stoned to death by the public.
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Sunday, July 8, 2018 letters: Environment, patriotism, wildfires, big dogs 9.7.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Thinking long-term about energy and the environment Re: “Environmental protections don’t kill business, but shortsightedness might,” June 30 commentary
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Environmental protections don’t kill business, but shortsightedness might 30.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Four years ago, Colorado made history when oil and gas companies came together with environmental organizations to create new policies designed to limit methane emissions from Colorado oil and gas facilities. It was a remarkable collaborative effort that’s paid off handsomely. But unfortunately, some Colorado producers are ignoring the growing body of evidence that indicates […]
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Trump administration wants welfare for coal and nuclear power 29.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
The Trump administration just sent a tsunami through America’s electrical energy world with a leaked memo.
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Trump administration, fossil fuel industry push to open more public land for energy development in Colorado 26.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The Trump administration is pushing to open more public land in Colorado for fossil fuel development, preparing to sell off access to minerals under 45,000 acres near a state park and bird habitat along the upper Colorado River.
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Trump administration plan for oil and gas drilling stirs debate in pristine Colorado wilderness 15.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Politicians and conservationists this week can see the stakes as the federal government pushes to open 18,000 acres to oil and gas development near the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. But low-income Huerfano County is in a quandary over a seeming choice between environmental protection and fossil fuel dollars.
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Mountain View Electric Association borrows $82.1 million for upgrades 9.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Mountain View Electric Association will borrow $82.1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to build nearly 200 miles of new electric lines, improve 196 miles of existing lines and install smart meters.
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Xcel Energy power plan would cut carbon emissions by half, use renewable sources for 55 percent of power 7.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Xcel Energy Colorado unveiled a new power plan it estimates could save customers $215 million, cut carbon emissions by half and lift renewable sources to 55 percent of its electricity portfolio by 2026, according to a filing submitted Wednesday with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.
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Why Colorado’s environmental battles aren’t the focus of the nation’s top Democratic donor in the 2018 election 28.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Tom Steyer, a billionaire climate activist with a big-money legacy in Colorado politics, suggests his focus is flipping the U.S. House to Democratic control, not major environmental efforts in Colorado in the 2018 election.
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More Grand Junction-area governments join Mesa County in banning firework sales 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
More Grand Junction-area governments are joining Mesa County and banning firework sales as a response to ongoing drought conditions.
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Anadarko reaches settlement with families of victims, survivors of Firestone house explosion 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Anadarko Petroleum Company and the families of two men killed in a house explosion in Firestone last year that was caused by a leaking flow line have agreed to resolve claims made against the company
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Chipotle HQ leaving Denver, plans move to California 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
After nearly 25 years in Denver, Chipotle Mexican Grill is saying so long to its hometown and on Wednesday announced it will move its headquarters to Southern California.
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Longmont approves $3 million deal to end oil and gas surface drilling in city 23.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
Longmont's City Council members voted 6-1 on Tuesday night to give final approval to the city's $3 million agreement with TOP Operating and Cub Creek Energy that officials have said will end oil and gas drilling from the surfaces of properties within the city, as well as city-owned properties east of Longmont.
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Anadarko tears down home adjacent to deadly Firestone explosion site 23.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. this week demolished the home at 6310 Twilight Ave. in Firestone that sat next door to the site of last year's deadly home explosion related to an uncapped gas flowline.
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Meet the top 10 donors in Colorado’s 2018 election and who they support 21.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The campaign cash in Colorado is targeted toward the open governor’s race, where four of the 10 top donors are aligned with Democratic candidate Mike Johnston and promote charter schools. Three of the other top donors are oil and gas companies.
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Coroner identifies 2 men electrocuted near power plant 17.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the two men who died last week after being electrocuted near the Ray Nixon Power Plant.
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Colorado Springs hospital lays off more than 42 employees 17.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
A Colorado Springs hospital spokesman says more than 42 employees were laid off.
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Lawsuit contends energy lease sales will affect environment 17.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Environmental groups and three Montana landowners sued Tuesday to cancel hundreds of recent oil and gas lease sales, saying the U.S. government's leasing of public lands is skyrocketing without understanding how all that drilling will affect water quality and climate change.
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101 bills that passed and failed: A digest of what you missed in the 2018 Colorado legislative session, from taxes to crime to transportation 13.5.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado lawmakers introduced more than 700 bills in the 2018 legislative session covering a wide range of topics. If you’re wondering what you missed, one line about 101 bills that passed or failed in the 120-day term.
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Xcel Energy Colorado receives more time to submit electricity plan 10.5.2018 Denver Post: Business
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday granted Xcel Energy Colorado another month to figure out what generation sources it wants to go with to meet future electricity demand. But the commission also warned that the request, the second since an initial April 10 deadline, would be the last provided.
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