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Go Code Colorado: Mobile apps for food trucks, drilling and job matching win big 28.5.2016 Denver Post: Business
It's the third year for Go Code Colorado, which is hosted by the Colorado Secretary of State's Office. Participants use public data to figure out how to help the state.
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Colorado residents push to protect homes, river from fracking 23.5.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado residents fighting new oil and gas development — 53 wells and a fracking waste facility on the banks of the Colorado River — have turned to an untested state rule in a last-ditch push for ...
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This could be the last mine - Colorado clean coal in decline 15.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
SOMERSET —Coal miner Eric Sanchez bolted a grate across the top of a tunnel, 1,000 feet beneath a forest and 7 miles deep into Arch Coal's West Elk Mine.
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Protests against drilling on public lands are escalating 13.5.2016 High Country News Most Recent
In Colorado, another showdown at a government auction for oil and gas leases.
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Hundreds swarm BLM auction in Lakewood to protest oil, gas drilling 13.5.2016 Denver Post: News: Local
Hundreds of Leave It In The Ground demonstrators demanding a tougher response to climate change swarmed a federal public lands auction Thursday and set up a blockade to try to stop new oil and gas ...
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Energy industry sues feds over sage grouse plans 13.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Yet another lawsuit has been filed over federal land use plans revisions that kept greater sage grouse off the endangered species list, this time from an oil and gas trade association that claims that the public was excluded from the process and that the plans rely on faulty science. In papers filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in North Dakota, the Western Energy Alliance alleges the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service violated federal administrative rule-making procedures ...
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Oil, gas industry challenges efforts to protect Western bird 12.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Billings, Mont. • The oil and gas industry on Thursday challenged in federal court drilling restrictions imposed by the Obama administration to protect a struggling bird that ranges across 11 Western states. The Western Energy Alliance and North Dakota Petroleum Council said they would ask a U.S. District judge in North Dakota to block sweeping land use plans for the region adopted in September by the Interior Department. The groups said local and state efforts to prop up populations of greater ...
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SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: China starts drills, showcases isles 9.5.2016 Durango Herald
China's navy has launched annual war drills in the South China Sea with one of its most advanced warships
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Synergy Resources buying Noble Energy holdings near Greeley for $505M 4.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver-based Synergy Resources Corp. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay Noble Energy $505 million in cash to acquire a big block of oil and gas holdings near Greeley.
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Colorado high court to rule on state vs. local power over oil and gas 2.5.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's Supreme Court is expected to rule Monday on Front Range cities' push to limit oil and gas development near people.
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Debate: Fossil vs Fossil, Part 3 ... 29.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Keeping track of the parallel declines of fossil fuel and fossil newspaper industries. — T. Boone Pickens says America’s oil industry is ‘dead in the water’ — “ ... Pickens is a billionaire oil investor who still travels, talks markets and tapes podcasts. He has bought and built companies, but he’s still seeing new things. “Since 1980, he recalled in an interview, he has watched oil prices plunge five times worldwide. Four of those times, he said, Saudi Arabia stepped in to cut its oil producti...
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Egypt explorers hunt gold in the desert, following ancients 28.4.2016 Denver Post: National News Headlines
EASTERN DESERT, Egypt (AP) — Off the off-road tracks deep in Egypt's eastern desert, prospectors are ramping up the hunt for the treasure once revered by the Pharaohs as the "skin of the gods" — gold.
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Steamboat briefs: Steamboat tennis center offers discount court rentals 24.4.2016 Steamboat Pilot
The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs offers half-price court rentals through Sunday. There will be not leagues or junior academy programs this week, but the center will have weekly drills. Call 970-879-8400 to register for a drill. History Colorado seeks nominations for farm award History Colorado invites families who have owned and operated their Colorado farm or ranch for 100 years or more to nominate their properties for the 2016 Colorado Centennial Farms Award. Qualifying farms and ranches will be honored at the 30th annual Centennial Farms Celebration on Aug. 26 at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo. Farmers and ranchers nominating their properties must submit an application providing information about the history of the farm and its buildings by close of business April 29. Nominees must meet the following requirements to be selected as a Colorado Centennial Farm. ■ Farming or ranching properties must have remained in the same family continuously for at least 100 years. ■ Each property must still ...
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Great Utah ShakeOut: Preparing for the unthinkable, but inevitable 20.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Nearly 1 million Utahns are signed up to participate in this year’s edition of the Great Utah ShakeOut, setting aside Thursday for events and education aimed at preparing for the inevitable Big One. Along with individual Utahns, businesses, schools, churches and government agencies have mustered to take part in activities throughout the day in Salt Lake, Utah, Davis and Carbon counties. That number topped 960,000 people as of Wednesday morning, and organizers were optimistic that total would rea...
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Steamboat briefs: Rep. Scott Tipton’s staff slates mobile office hours 19.4.2016 Steamboat Pilot
A member of U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton’s staff hold office hours in April in Routt County to assist constituents with casework, as well as provide information about Tipton’s work and legislative activity in Washington. The Routt County office hours will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room at the Routt County Courthouse, 533 Lincoln Ave. Tipton will also hold mobile office hours Wednesday, April 20, in Meeker and Craig, and on Friday, April 22 in Walden. All constituents are invited to attend. Tennis Center at Steamboat offers court rental discount The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs is offering half-price court rentals through Sunday, April 24. There will be not leagues or junior academy programs this week, but the center will have some weekly drills. Call 970-879-8400 to register for a drill. Local groups plan to host business loan seminar The Colorado Mountain College Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center, the Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council and ...
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Could a pipeline solve Uinta Basin's oil-revenue woes? 19.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
When oil prices were strong back in 2014, Darren Snow was a busy man. The Duchesne County homebuilder had three or four projects stacked up at once. Then the oil bust hit, and his business slowed “to a standstill almost overnight.” Snow is one of several Uinta Basin residents and business owners profiled in a new state report examining the economic impact of oil on this region of Utah that has been swimming in hydrocarbon production, but is now feeling the pinch from a prolonged price slump. In...
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New 4,000-well drilling project proposed for Uinta Basin 9.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Despite the current downturn in oil and gas development, the Bureau of Land Management this week announced a massive drilling proposal spanning the heart of the Uinta Basin, covering three unincorporated towns, several rivers and two reservoirs and requiring hundreds of miles of new roads and pipelines. Crescent Point Energy, a Canadian firm that has been investing heavily in the basin since 2012, is seeking approvals to drill up to 3,925 wells on a 35-mile-long swath running east from Myton to ...
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Oil-rich Texas U. seeks to unlock more shale wealth 7.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The University of Texas is looking for new ways to cash in on 2.1 million acres of prime oil assets obtained through land grants more than a century ago. What is now viewed as some of the richest oil land in the world was initially seen as a money maker from cattle grazing. After 1923, when petroleum was discovered in the Permian Basin, a wave of wildcatters descended on the state university seeking leases. By 2014, the annual royalties from about 200 drillers had exploded past $1 billion. Now, ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Letter: Give up the extractive past in Utah 2.4.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
In retrospect, now that the dust has settled, I suspect that the Public Lands Initiative proposed by Reps. Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz was well intentioned from their point of view. The problem is that their standard of correctness was based on old notions that are no longer compatible with the future of Utah. The future economic success of Grand and other counties, gifted with incredible natural beauty, will not be based on drilling for oil, gas, open pit coal mines or any extraction industry... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Colorado GOP Senate candidates attack EPA, defend fracking at forum 31.3.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
The Republican candidates for U.S. Senate took aim at the EPA and touted the benefits of fracking at a campaign forum Thursday evening in Weld County, a drilling epicenter in Colorado.
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