User: irge304 Topic: Energy Extraction
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The 20 most-polluted ZIP code areas in Colorado 17.2.2017 Denver Post: Local
Denver’s 80216 ZIP code, just northeast of downtown and home to the Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods and the River North Art District and National Western complex, is the most polluted in the nation, according to the survey.
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New CU study looks at impact of nearby oil and gas drilling on childhood cancer rates 16.2.2017 Denver Post: Local
A new study from University of Colorado researchers finds a possible link between a specific kind of childhood cancer and nearby oil and gas activity, but the state Health Department and others are challenging the conclusion.
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Ice fishing east of the Cascades bonds families in a cold winter 16.2.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Don’t try it around Seattle, unless we have a new ice age. But go east when temperatures plummet to try novel winter sport.
ND winter leads to record single-month oil production drop 16.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Snowy, frigid weather hampered oil and gas producers in North Dakota in December, leading to the state’s largest production decline in a single month. A report from the North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources showed December’s production fell to 942,455 barrels per day from November’s 1,034,484 barrels per day. The difference, […]
US factory output rose in January for 2nd straight month 15.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers cranked out more steel, machinery and electronics last month as factories appear to be rebounding after two years of stagnation. The Federal Reserve says factory output rose 0.2 percent in January, its second straight increase. While modest, the gain is equal to the industry’s growth in all of 2016. Oil […]
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Nigeria: Up to $100 billion lost from oil militant attacks 15.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s petroleum minister says the country lost between $50 billion to $100 billion in oil revenues to militant attacks on installations last year. Minister Ibe Kachikwu says at their worst, the attacks cut production to 1.2 million barrels a day — a loss of 1 million barrels a day. He spoke […]
Colorado attorney general sues to stop Boulder County’s oil and gas moratorium 15.2.2017 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has filed a lawsuit against Boulder County, calling its moratorium on all new applications for oil and gas development "illegal."
Nigeria: Up to $100 billion lost from oil militant attacks 15.2.2017 AP Business
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigeria's petroleum minister says the country lost between $50 billion to $100 billion in oil revenues to militant attacks on installations last year....
A guide to recent events in Dakota Access pipeline battle 15.2.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The disputed four-state Dakota Access pipeline could be moving oil in as little as a month, though opponents are promising to continue fighting the project. Here’s a look at recent developments, and what’s to come: ___ THE CONSTRUCTION Texas-based developer Energy Transfer Partners on Feb. 8 received approval from the Army […]
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First Wells Fargo, next Seattle’s pension fund? Activists target other investments over Dakota Access Pipeline 14.2.2017 Seattle Times: Local

First Wells Fargo, next the city pension fund, and personal bank accounts: Climate activists want a bigger movement to defund fossil-fuel development.
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Judge rejects tribes’ bid to halt Dakota Access Pipeline; feds plan to shut down protest camp 14.2.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

Seeking to stop construction, tribes argue Dakota Access Pipeline endangers water supply, religious freedom.
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Judge denies request to halt Dakota Access pipeline work 14.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A federal judge on Monday rejected a request by two American Indian tribes for an emergency order halting construction of the remaining section of the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

U.S. District Judge James Boasberg, in Washington, D.C., said that as long as the oil isn't flowing through the pipeline,...

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Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access pipeline work 14.2.2017 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two American Indian tribes have asked a federal judge to stop construction of the last stretch of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline, adding a religious freedom component to their argument that it would endanger their cultural sites and water supply....
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Judge to hear arguments on Dakota Access pipeline work 13.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Two American Indian tribes have asked a federal judge to stop construction of the last stretch of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline, adding a religious freedom component to their argument that it would endanger their cultural sites and water supply. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington, D.C., is scheduled to hear arguments Monday afternoon. The Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux have asked for a temporary restraining order that would halt work on the disputed sec...
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Drilling in Piceance Basin in northwest Colorado picking up 13.2.2017 Denver Post: Local
After years of sliding downhill, energy producers have increased plans for drilling in a major basin in northwest Colorado.
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Dakota pipeline protesters break camp, but not with broken spirits as court fight looms 13.2.2017 Washington Post
After Trump cleared the way for construction, the Native Americans and others who have fought the Dakota Access pipeline are pinning their hopes on court challenges. But as the protesters’ camp is dismantled, many wonder if it will become a catalyst for renewed activism or fade into memory.
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Fireballs and booby traps: On the front lines with the oil workers battling ISIS 12.2.2017 Washington Post: World
The militants set oil wells on fire as they retreated: ‘It looks like the end of the world.’
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‘I’m not scared to be bold’ Perriello defends progressivism in first big campaign rally 12.2.2017 Washington Post
‘I’m not scared to be bold’ Perriello defends progressivism in first big campaign rally
Coastal Commission selects new director 11.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

After a tumultuous year that included allegations of undue influence from wealthy land developers and the firing a popular leader, the California Coastal Commission has selected a new executive director.

Jack Ainsworth, a career commission employee who has served as the acting director since his...

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Business Highlights 11.2.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

___ Fed board member Tarullo announces resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve board member Daniel Tarullo has announced his resignation. He is a key official guiding the Fed’s bank regulation efforts. Tarullo’s decision will clear the way for President Donald Trump to select a candidate for the bank supervision position. ___ Most Read StoriesAppeals court […]
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