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Colorado Communities Battle to Ban Fracking

(via www.desmogblog.com)

Citizens in cities on Colorado's front range are pushing back against the fracking boom by passing ballot measures to either prohibit the practice or ban it temporarily.The town of Longmont was the first in Colorado to ban fracking in 2012, when voters changed their city charter to prohibit it. Governor John Hickenlooper's administration then sued Longmont over their ban, claiming only the stat...

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on Feb 12, 2014 at 02:24 AM

EPA Administrator McCarthy Joins Senior Obama Administration Officials in Fort Collins to Discuss Local Climate Change Efforts (HQ)

(via yosemite.epa.gov)

WASHINGTON ? Tomorrow, Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Nancy Sutley, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality; and David Agnew, Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs will join Fort Collins Mayor Karen Weitkuna...

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on Feb 10, 2014 at 11:56 PM

Colorado Senate Passes Split Estate Disclosure Bill on Unanimous Vote

(via www.desmogblog.com)

A bill requiring disclosure of a possible split estate condition upon the sale of residential property passed the Colorado Senate on January 24, 2014 in a unanimous vote.The consumer protection and fracking-awareness bill orders sellers of residential property to disclose to buyers whether the surface of the property may be separately owned from the mineral rights beneath the land.The bill also...

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on Feb 10, 2014 at 02:52 AM
2015 Chevy Colorado:  Deep ...

2015 Chevy Colorado: Deep Dive Super Gallery (18 Photos)

(via gas2.org)

A few short hours ago, I was in McCormick Place with a handful of auto journalists and GM’s 2015 Chevy Colorado team. It was a lucky break- a last-minute invitation to meet with some GM brass before the hectic onslaught of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show’s press days and ask them the questions that Gas 2?s weirdo unique fans want answers toThe post 2015 Chevy Colorado: Deep Dive Super Gallery (18 P...

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on Feb 06, 2014 at 02:51 AM
Harvest Home in Colorado is...

Harvest Home in Colorado is what we mean when we call a home sustainable and green

(via www.treehugger.com)

It's small, it's a row house, it's affordable and it could be replicated by anyone.

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on Feb 03, 2014 at 07:52 PM
Denver nuns win contracepti...

Denver nuns win contraception compromise

(via news.yahoo.com)

Supreme Court order continues group's exemption from health care mandate pending appeal.

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on Jan 25, 2014 at 03:52 AM

Colorado needs to be honest about the risks of fracking

(via switchboard.nrdc.org)

Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.:Colorado has done a better job than some other states of updating its oil and gas rules, and the state should get credit where credit is due. But that's not a very high bar, and the rules are still not strong enough...

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on Jan 15, 2014 at 09:23 PM
Colorado Sushi Restaurant O...

Colorado Sushi Restaurant Offers Pot-Pairing Menu

(via inhabitat.com)

Colorado's recent legalization of recreational marijuana has brought about some strange new changes, including the Denver Post hiring a cannabis critic and realtors catering to out-of-state buyers who want to capitalize on the green gold rush. Restaurants

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on Jan 09, 2014 at 11:53 PM
Colorado River Drought Forc...

Colorado River Drought Forces a Painful Reckoning for States

(via www.nytimes.com)

Drought and population growth are driving a reassessment of how the 1,450-mile Colorado, the Southwest’s only major river, can continue to slake the thirst of one of the nation’s fastest-growing regions.

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on Jan 06, 2014 at 04:50 AM
Legal pot sales begin amid ...

Legal pot sales begin amid uncertainty in Colo.

(via news.yahoo.com)

A few dozen shops are expected to be open for business on New Year's Day.

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on Dec 31, 2013 at 06:21 PM