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EPA's Holds Clean Power Pla...

EPA's Holds Clean Power Plan Hearings In DC, Atlanta, Denver, and Pittsburgh

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David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Washington, D.C.:EPA kicked off hearings this week in four cities on its proposed carbon pollution standards for the nation's 1500 power plants.  Hundreds of concerned citizens are turning out at each hearing to raise their voices for action.  A team...

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on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:51 AM

EPA's Denver hearing on the Clean Power Plan: My comments

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Noah Long, Legal Director, Western Energy Project, Energy & Transportation Program, San Francisco:This morning I attended the sold-out EPA hearing in Denver on the proposed Clean Power Plan. From what I saw, most of the crowd and speakers were overwhelmingly in favor of strong and effective standards to cut carbon pollution.  Here...

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on Jul 29, 2014 at 08:20 PM

EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/ Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C. (HQ)

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WASHINGTON ? Starting tomorrow, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold four, two-day public hearings, across the country on the proposed Clean Power Plan. The hearings will be held in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Pittsburgh, and will provide the opportunity for intere...

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on Jul 28, 2014 at 08:24 PM

EPA to Hold Public Hearings on Clean Power Plan/Public hearings being held in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Denver and Washington, D.C. (HQ)

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WASHINGTON ? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold four, two-day public hearings, across the country on the proposed Clean Power Plan during the week of July 28, 2014. The hearings will be held in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Pittsburgh, and will provide the opportun...

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on Jul 23, 2014 at 05:21 PM

Colorado finds link between quakes and wastewater wells

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Colorado regulators said on Thursday that the disposal of oil and gas wastewater at a well in Weld County likely caused a series of small earthquakes this year, in another sign that a U.S. drilling boom is contributing to higher seismic activity.

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on Jul 17, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Effort to Avoid Vote on Fra...

Effort to Avoid Vote on Fracking Falters in Colorado

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Gov. John W. Hickenlooper announced Wednesday that he did not have enough support to pass a bipartisan law giving towns more control over fracking.

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on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Boulder, Colorado, Celebrat...

Boulder, Colorado, Celebrates Tube To Work Day

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A few commuters in Boulder, Colorado, may have arrived at work dripping wet because they observed Tube To Work Day.The lighthearted holiday hit seven years Tuesday. It began with two men tubing to work along Boulder Creek in 2008. Last year, it saw almost 30 participants, some wearing wetsuits and some wearing business suits.The event typically takes place in June to line ...

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on Jul 15, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Even Republicans Support Co...

Even Republicans Support Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Law

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Americans across party lines say they support Colorado's marijuana legalization law, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. And the poll results show the majority of Americans think efforts to enforce current marijuana laws are not worth the cost.In the poll, 61 percent of Americans said they support the Colorado law, which, as the poll described it, "makes recreational marijuana use legal but ...

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on Jul 15, 2014 at 05:50 PM

Lightning kills one, injures seven in Colorado's Rocky Mountain park

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DENVER (Reuters) - A lightning strike killed a woman and injured seven other people on Friday as they hiked in the Rocky Mountain National Park northwest of Denver, a park official said.

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on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:53 AM
Colorado's Rocky Mountain N...

Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park Sees 2nd Lightning Strike Fatality In 2 Days

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July 12 (Reuters) - A lightning strike on Saturday killed a man in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a day after another strike killed a woman who had been out on a hike. Four people were injured in Saturday's strike, and eight were hurt on Friday, officials said in a news release. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson identified the woman killed on Friday as Rebecca R. Te...

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on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:50 AM