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$30 Billion: The Cost For C...

$30 Billion: The Cost For Colorado High Speed Rail

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The Colorado Department of Transportation found that the cost of constructing the desirable high speed rail line would be around $30 billionThe post $30 Billion: The Cost For Colorado High Speed Rail appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Mar 09, 2014 at 03:24 PM
Thank You, Colorado: Mariju...

Thank You, Colorado: Marijuana Job Fair Is Now A Thing

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Looking to get involved in the booming legal weed industry in Colorado, but don't have the resources to open a dispensary yourself? Well then, Denver's first ever job fair for the state's fast-growing cannabis industry might be for you.Called "CannaSearch" and sponsored by O.penVAPE, a Colorado-based vaporizer pen company, next week's job fair will feature 15 large marijuana-related c...

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on Mar 06, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Massive Colorado Pileup Kil...

Massive Colorado Pileup Kills 1, Injures 30

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DENVER (AP) — One person died and 30 others were injured in a massive pileup on Interstate 25 as a band of heavy snow moved through south Denver on Saturday, authorities said.Police say 104 vehicles were involved in crashes along a roughly 2-mile stretch of highway as a short but intense burst of snow slammed the area. The northbound lanes were closed for several hours, but the interstate has s...

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on Mar 02, 2014 at 05:50 PM
UPDATE: Colorado finalizes ...

UPDATE: Colorado finalizes its big step forward to control methane pollution

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Vignesh Gowrishankar, Staff Scientist (Sustainable Energy), New York:Last weekend, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission adopted important final standards  that will rein in methane pollution from the state’s booming oil and gas industry.  These standards, which Governor Hickenlooper proposed last November, are the first set of rules to...

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on Mar 02, 2014 at 08:54 AM

Colorado Becomes First State to Regulate Methane Pollution from Fracking

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Colorado has become the first U.S. state to pass rules regulating methane air pollution from drilling and fracking operations.The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) voted 8-1 on Sunday, February 23, 2014 to require oil and gas companies operating in the state to start testing their pipelines, drill rigs, storage tanks, compressor stations and other sources of potential methane leaka...

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on Feb 28, 2014 at 03:32 AM

Colorado approves limits on air pollution from oil, gas drilling

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DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado health and environment officials on Sunday approved new rules to limit air pollution from oil and gas drilling in the state, including what regulators said is the nation's first-ever plan to detect and reduce methane emissions.

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on Feb 24, 2014 at 08:20 PM

Proposed Colorado Constitutional Amendment Would Let Cities Ban Fracking

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Many Coloradans who have battled city-by-city to regulate fracking near their residential areas may get some relief under a proposed constitutional amendment that would give cities and towns the right to regulate business activities within their borders.In January 2014, the Colorado Community Rights Network (CCRN) submitted ballot language to amend Colorado's constitution, which would give muni...

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on Feb 18, 2014 at 02:56 AM

Colorado Communities Battle to Ban Fracking

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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)

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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

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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