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The Open Forum   Letters to the Editor Jim Miller, Arvada Prop 112 effort sends clear message to legislators Re: “Drilling setbacks fall short,” Nov. 7 news story Wake up politicians! Your constituents care about the environment. We are horrified by what the world’s leading scientists an...
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Shared from the 2018-08-22 The Denver Post eEdition COLORADO Coal’s status as dominant source of power fading By Aldo Svaldi
The Denver Post  The Trump administration will repeal the Clean Power Plan, saying Monday it wants to give states more of a say on their coal power plants. But the Clean...
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COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS   Trump plan new fuel for old facilities   By Jennifer A. Dlouhy Bloomberg News Tucked inside the Trump administration’s plan to ease carbon dioxide limits is a change that could breathe new life into scores of aging coal-fired power plants. Exp...
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The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs. The position was out...
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  21Jun, 2018 By Anne Manning A new study that draws on previous work by Colorado State University scientists finds that the U.S. oil and gas industry emits nearly 60 percent more methane than current Environmental Protection Agency estimates. That ...
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  By Anne Manning A new study that draws on previous work by Colorado State University scientists finds that the U.S. oil and gas industry emits nearly 60 percent more methane than current Environmental Protection Agency estimates. That amounts to ...
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 EVAN HALPER LA TIMES  MAY 29, 2018 | 3:00 AM At a time when acts of defiance against the Trump administration are routine in Sacramento, the rebuke that breezed through the California Assembly this month still came as a jolt. Even Trump loyalists in the chamber joined in. The message t...
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Shared from the 2018-05-09 The Denver Post eEdition Briefs   HIGH-ETHANOL GAS TO BE SOLD YEAR-ROUND WASHINGTON » President Donald Trump will allow year-round sales of renewable fuel with blends of 15 percent ethanol as part of an emerging deal to make changes to the fede...
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Shared from the 2018-05-09 The Denver Post eEdition   HIGH-ETHANOL GAS TO BE SOLD YEAR-ROUND WASHINGTON » President Donald Trump will allow year-round sales of renewable fuel with blends of 15 percent ethanol as part of an emerging deal to make changes to the federal ethan...
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BERLIN»Handing environmentalists a landmark victory, a German court ruled Tuesday that cities can ban diesel cars and trucks to combat air pollution, a decision with far-reaching and costly implications in the country where the diesel engine was invented in the 1890s. The ruling by the Federal Admi...
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Shared from the 2018-01-09 The Denver Post eEdition FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION   Regulators turn down proposal to boost coal, nuclear markets   By Evan Halper Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON» A Trump administration plan to force utilities to purchase more coal and nuclear powe...
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By Evan Halper Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON» A Trump administration plan to force utilities to purchase more coal and nuclear power was rejected Monday by federal regulators, undermining the president’s energy agenda and his promise to revive the coal industry. The five-member Federal En...
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Researchers found wastewater increased pressure along fault lines in southern Colorado, northern New Mexico   By Dan Elliott The Associated Press University of Colorado graduate student Jenny Nakai looks at seismographic data in Weld County. Nakai is the lead author of a study that found mor...
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Researchers found wastewater increased pressure along fault lines in southern Colorado, northern New Mexico   By Dan Elliott The Associated Press University of Colorado graduate student Jenny Nakai looks at seismographic data in Weld County. Nakai is the lead author of a study that found mor...
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  By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON»Rebuffing the Trump administration, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Interior Department to reinstate an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. The order, by a...
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Erie and Lafayette may soon require oil and gas operators to map their pipelines throughout the cities, officials say, signaling the potential for heightened local control months after similar legislation fell along party lines at the state Capitol. Such measures — and similar legislation aimed at ...
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A federal judge has handed a lifeline to efforts to block the Dakota Access pipeline, ruling Wednesday that the US Army Corps of Engineers did not adequately consider the possible impacts of an oil spill where the pipeline passes under the Missouri river. US district judge James Boasberg said ...
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President Donald Trump on Thursday announced that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Trump claimed the agreement would cost the US $3 trillion in lost GDP and 6.5 million jobs - while rival economies like China and India were treated more favorably. The Paris agreement was...
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States across the U.S. have been introducing legislation that would punish people for switching to electric vehicles. Since the start of 2017, six states (Indiana, South Carolina, Kansas, Tennessee, New Hampshire, and Montana) have introduced legislation that would require EV owners to pay a fee of ...
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Patrick Martin / WSWS Donald Trump defined the future of his presidency this week with a series of executive orders and speeches that promised corporations everything they ever wanted, writes Patrick Martin: the scrapping of environmental, energy and labor regulations, massive tax cuts, and approva...
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