User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-Regional
Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: Dec 04 2019 23:38 IST RSS 2.0
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Wyoming’s coal-fired economy is coming to an end 4.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state faces a future without an industry that’s been very good to it.
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Better battery storage needed to meet 100% renewable energy goals, Platte River Power says 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Platte River Power Authority is expected to release its integrated resource plan, outlining exactly how it plans to reach this ambitious goal of providing 100% renewable energy by 2030, in mid-2020. However, a new study commissioned by leaders in renewable energy industry showed that this massive undertaking could be more efficient by only requiring 90% or even 80% renewable energy and allowing natural gas to act as the nexus.
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Colorado taxpayers losing out on hundreds of millions of dollars from federal oil, gas leases, says report by advocacy group 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new report by a national advocacy organization says Colorado has lost out on more than a half billion dollars in revenue during the last decade that could have gone to state and local projects, all because the federal mineral royalty rate is too low.
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“Bleak” U.N. report finds world heading to climate catastrophes 27.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Humanity is headed toward climate catastrophes, according to a U.N. report issued Tuesday, with China and the United States, the two biggest polluters, having expanded their carbon footprints last year.
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Colorado commissioners approve land request for solar farm 15.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado county commissioners have approved a land-use application for a 18,000-panel solar facility to help promote green energy.
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WATCH LIVE: Trump impeachment inquiry hearings – Day 1 13.11.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The first hearing in the House impeachment inquiry will begin at 8 a.m. MST, Wednesday. The first witnesses will be Ambassador Bill Taylor and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary at the State Department overseeing European and Eurasian affairs.
It’s time for a moratorium on new fossil fuel extraction 12.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Even in state’s like New Mexico that depend on oil revenue, the costs outweigh the benefits.
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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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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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Drilling, dollars & debt: Colorado’s oil and gas industry is leveraged to the hilt. What does that mean for the future? 10.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A new and more severe ruler is on the throne in oil and gas country, and the state's petroleum producers are bending the knee and doing their best to survive.
Airbnb CEO says company is banning “party houses” after California shooting 3.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Airbnb Inc. says it's banning "party houses" in the wake of a deadly shooting at an Airbnb rental in California.
Cory Gardner positions himself as a Colorado oil and gas defender in re-election fight 2.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Facing criticisms this week from environmental groups, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner portrayed himself as a steadfast defender of Colorado’s oil and gas industry in an era of unprecedented progressive attacks.
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Is renewable energy’s future dammed? 1.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A proposed hydroelectric project on the Little Colorado River shows the tricky trade-offs in transitioning from fossil fuels.
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Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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Leading residential solar company expands Denver headquarters, expects more growth 22.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Sunrun Inc., a national leader in residential solar and storage services, is expanding its Denver-based operations, officially opening its larger downtown office space Monday.
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Facing unbearable heat, Qatar has begun to air condition the outdoors 21.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
It was 116 degrees Fahrenheit (46.7 degrees Celsius) in the shade outside the new Al Janoub soccer stadium, and the air felt to air-conditioning expert Saud Ghani as if God had pointed "a giant hair dryer" at Qatar.
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Caldara: When local control just goes one way — that’s not local control 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Cities can now raise the minimum wage, but they can’t lower it. That’s not local control. That’s a one-way ratchet.
Halliburton lays off 178 petroleum workers in Mesa County 10.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Halliburton Energy Services let go of 178 workers at its Grand Junction facility on Monday, part of a larger layoff across the region.
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Global job-recruiter says buzz about oil, gas activity drew the company to Colorado 8.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A global job-placement and recruitment company specializing in the energy and manufacturing industries has opened an office in Denver on the strength of the oil and gas activity in northern Colorado.
Trump allies pressed Ukraine over gas firm, sources say 7.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump's main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic.
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