User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Elections n Elected Officials :: Colorado
Last updated: Oct 09 2019 23:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nonprofit Colorado Rising asks district court judge to halt new oil and gas development until rulemaking is complete 9.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Anti-fracking nonprofit Colorado Rising is asking a Colorado District Court judge to force the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to temporarily ban issuing new oil and gas permits until rulemaking is complete.
Federal oil, gas leases net $601K in revenue — and objections to drilling in wildlife habitat 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Roughly two-thirds of the federal oil and gas leases offered in a Colorado auction that spurred concerns about the impact on wildlife were sold Thursday.
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Grand Junction’s BLM headquarters will share a building with oil and gas companies 22.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Bureau of Land Management’s new headquarters here will share an office building with oil and gas groups, provoking strong criticisms from environmentalists and a defense from the senator who orchestrated the headquarters move.
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Editorial: Fisher’s Peak acquisition is a big win for Colorado. Now get ready to explore. 17.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
If you're not thrilled about the prospect of Colorado's 42nd State Park, it's probably only because you still haven't visited its 41st.
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Privately owned Fisher’s Peak in southern Colorado to become 42nd state park 12.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
For generations, the 9,630-foot-high Fisher's Peak has been a big part of both the physical and psychological landscape for people in Trinidad and other parts of southern Colorado. But it's been off-limits because it was on a large private ranch.Now, Gov. Jared Polis has announced plans to join with the city of Trinidad and conservation organizations to make the area Colorado's 42nd state park.
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Congress debates Bureau of Land Management move to Grand Junction 11.9.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The acting director of the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday defended his agency’s decision to move its headquarters to Grand Junction in the face of criticisms that it will cause career employees to depart, will needlessly cost federal coffers and could harm tribal interests.
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EPA mulls whether to downgrade Colorado to a “serious” violator of air quality standards — a move the state favors 7.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday held a public hearing in Denver ahead of its decision on whether to reclassify Colorado as a "serious" violator of federal health standards -- a move that would force stricter state control of pollution at oil and gas operations and other industrial sites.
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Colorado farmers and ranchers have a beef with Gov. Jared Polis 2.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has rattled some farmers and ranchers with his suggestion that the state help its agriculture industry get a foothold in the burgeoning plant-based meat alternative market.
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Built by steel, baked by the sun: Pueblo is steeped in tradition, but a new leader hopes to grow this southern Colorado city 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Denver Post reporters, a photographer and an editor visited Pueblo to talk to residents and local leaders about the issues that matter to them.
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Challenge of national popular vote compact makes Colorado’s 2020 ballot 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office certified Thursday morning that opponents of assigning the state's Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote collected enough valid signatures to challenge the law in November 2020.
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Plane runs off runway at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport, pilot injured 29.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Cessna aircraft ran off the runway at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Wednesday night and the pilot was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.
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Water line break on Colorado Boulevard will cause Wednesday evening traffic jams 29.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Crews are trying to fix a water line at Colorado and Mississippi in Denver.
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Gov. Polis cites market forces over oil and gas bill as main driver of industry’s future health in Colorado 29.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Gov. Jared Polis told a large gathering of energy workers and executives Wednesday that what happens in oil-rich Venezuela and Russia -- and in global commodity markets far and wide -- has more bearing on the industry's future in Colorado than do the potential effects of a sweeping and controversial state oil and gas bill passed earlier this year.
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Can Colorado help in the climate crisis? Congressional committee comes to state seeking guidance 2.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The U.S. Congress Climate Crisis Committee came to Colorado this week seeking guidance for a new national push to reduce the heat-trapping air pollution that worsens global warming -- boosting the state's position as a center for innovative action.
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President Donald Trump’s portrait is going up at the Colorado Capitol today 1.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A portrait of President Donald Trump will be hung in Colorado’s Capitol on Thursday afternoon. The unveiling is scheduled for 3 p.m. in the third-floor rotunda where the portraits of America’s other 44 presidents are already hanging. Only a handful of people know what the portrait looks like so far. Colorado Springs artist Sarah Boardman […]
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Are Colorado’s oil and gas wars over? Hearing on new state law yields few signs of peace 1.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
One of the speakers at a hearing Wednesday on a new new oil and gas law said it doesn't look like Colorado's oil and gas wars are over.
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The Spot: Can this former leader of the secession movement bring Colorado together? 25.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Sean Conway on the urban-rural divide, it's all about Seattle in Denver and Colorado Democrats "praise-troll" Ken Buck
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Bureau of Land Management moving HQ to Grand Junction, Cory Gardner says 16.7.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Grand Junction, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner said Monday, ending years of lobbying efforts by officials in Colorado.
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Donald Trump Jr. tells conservatives in Denver to fight on 13.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
With a brashness that made him sound at times like his father, Donald Trump Jr. urged conservatives in Denver on Friday night to continue fighting in the face of what he called social media censorship, press bias and a Democratic Party rife with radicalism.
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Democratic Gov. Jared Polis goes to the Western Conservative Summit – and gets denounced 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis becomes the first elected Democrat to speak at the Western Conservative Summit as the annual event kicks off Friday in Denver.
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