User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
Category: Oil Exploration
1 new since Jan 19 2019 22:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 38,980    
Government shutdown: Colorado businesses, cities feel ripple effects 19.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The effects of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continue to ripple across Colorado, with businesses near Rocky Mountain National Park reporting losses and furloughed federal workers applying for unemployment benefits.
Also found in: [+]
Energy Interests Could Destroy Wyoming Wildlife 19.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and Ensia, a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Wyoming is sprawling and sparsely populated, home to some of the most awe-inspiring, intact lands and ecosystems in North America. Tourists from all over the world flock to Yellowstone and Grand […]
Also found in: [+]
China Offers Iran $3 Billion Oil-Field Deal 18.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: Asia
China’s state-run energy giant is seeking to take advantage of waivers allowed under U.S.’s Iran sanctions even as two European nations have ended crude purchases.
Oil put L.A. on the map. It may have exaggerated the city's quake risk too 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Hoping to escape traffic on her way home from Los Angeles International Airport, Susan Hough found herself driving down La Cienega Boulevard through the heart of the Inglewood Oil Field. It was a jarring scene: Scores of black pump jacks nodded lazily in the scrubby hills, like a herd of mechanical...

Also found in: [+]
Colorado regulators approve drilling near Battlement Mesa homes 16.1.2019 Denver Post: Business
State regulators have approved a proposal by Ursa Resources to drill 24 wells and a wastewater injection well near a Battlement Mesa mobile home park.
Also found in: [+]
Colorado ethics commission narrows complaint against John Hickenlooper 15.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The ethics complaint filed against former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat expected to run for president, was filed by former state House Speaker Frank McNulty.
Also found in: [+]
Big win for oil and gas industry: Colorado Supreme Court reverses Appeals Court ruling in Martinez case 14.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The court on Monday reversed a lower court ruling that the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission should give more weight to the public health, safety and the environment when considering new drilling. In a big win for the oil and gas industry, the Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reversed a lower court ruling that the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission should give more weight to the public health, safety and the environment when considering new drilling.
Also found in: [+]
Trump’s Wilderness Deal Will Decimate the “Most Important Wildlife Refuge in All of Alaska” 14.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Reveal. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. COLD BAY, Alaska—At the spot where a rugged chain of islands breaks away from the Alaska Peninsula, a secluded national refuge protects millions of seabirds, grizzly bears and caribou. Framed by snow-capped mountains and smoky volcanoes, the refuge holds an irreplaceable underwater […]
Also found in: [+]
Colorado Supreme Court to release ruling in pivotal oil and gas lawsuit 12.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado Supreme Court will release its long-awaited ruling Monday in a case that could dictate how the state agency that regulates oil and gas development weighs environmental and health concerns in its decision making.
Also found in: [+]
How is the shutdown affecting America? Let us count the ways 10.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
From TSA agents and Coast Guard personnel, to climate researchers and artists, the lives and work of many Americans are being complicated by the ongoing partial government shutdown.
Also found in: [+]
As Venezuela falls apart, Maduro poised for six more years as president 10.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Having won a disputed election, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will be sworn in for a second six-year term Thursday amid a crumbling economy and disintegrating society.

The handpicked successor of the late President Hugo Chavez, Maduro was first elected in April 2013, a month after Chavez...

Also found in: [+]
Aurora City Councilwoman requests public hearing on drilling permits near neighborhood 7.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora's City Council is expected to hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. Monday night on a permit to drill multiple wells near a neighborhood in northeast Aurora.
Also found in: [+]
Colorado legislators plan to overhaul education funding system critics say disproportionately benefits wealthy districts 6.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A plan with bipartisan support would make it so voters in wealthy areas with low property tax rates would have to increase their property taxes to keep school funding at current levels. The state money saved would then get redistributed statewide.
Also found in: [+]
These 6 issues are going to be front and center at the Colorado General Assembly in 2019 4.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Top of mind for many Democrats, who assume complete control of state government this month, are policies they’ve long advocated for such as paid leave for workers attending to family matters and banning conversion therapy to “heal” gay men and women.
Also found in: [+]
“This is a wake-up call”: Drilling opponents putting full-court press on Jared Polis to halt new wells in Colorado 3.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
Anti-drilling forces who were dealt a blow at the ballot box in November are re-grouping in earnest this week, hiring a well-connected player in Colorado political circles to lead the effort against an industry that is aggressively trying to tap more of the state’s reserves of fossil fuels.
Also found in: [+]
Ryan Zinke’s Real Legacy Is Rolling Back Environmental Protections and Cozying Up to Big Oil 2.1.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The question was about climate change—the man-made global crisis that Ryan Zinke, as a Montana state senator, once urged President Barack Obama to take action on, but in recent years has become willfully blasé about. “It appears that the world is laughing at […]
Also found in: [+]
Denver-based DJR Energy closes $480M purchase of assets in San Juan Basin 29.12.2018 Denver Post: Business
Denver-based DJR Energy has completed its $480 million purchase of the assets of Encana Oil and Gas in northern New Mexico's San Juan Basin.
Also found in: [+]
2018 was the year of California vs. Trump. 2019 will be even more challenging 28.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

If California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra thought he would get a respite from fighting the Trump administration as the holiday season approached, a federal judge in Texas disabused him of the notion on Dec. 14.

That was when Judge Reed O’Connor issued his notorious ruling that the entire Affordable...

Also found in: [+]
In Booming Oil Field, Natural Gas Can Be Free 28.12.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
American energy companies have spent billions of dollars in the past decade exploring for natural gas. But in parts of Texas and New Mexico, there is now so much of it that it is sometimes worthless.
Also found in: [+]
Boulder County sees more patients with vomiting condition tied to chronic pot use 28.12.2018 Denver Post: Local
Medical professionals are seeing more patients with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome come to emergency rooms. Stronger strains, legalization and higher recognition of the condition may be contributing factors.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 38,980