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Colo. consumers will feel fallout

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Japan`s ongoing crisis is likely to be felt by Colorado`s ranchers and meat packers, as well as by car sellers and buyers alike.

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on Mar 18, 2011 at 04:50 AM

NPS Pressured to Bend Rules for Colo. Monument Bike Race

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The National Park Service's refusal to allow a professional cycling race to occur within the boundaries of Colorado Nat...

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on Mar 17, 2011 at 01:51 PM

BLM rethinking climate change impacts of coal mine methane on Colorado's Western Slope

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Environmental groups trying to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to mitigate the climate change impacts of coal mine methane are encouraged by today's BLM decision to reconsider approval of a mine expansion on Colorado's Western Slope.

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on Mar 17, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Colorado climate-change clash- Gardner votes down DeGette on greenhouse gases

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee was the site of a climate change Colorado showdown Tuesday.

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on Mar 17, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Japan disaster may have chilling effect on nuclear revival, new Colorado uranium boom

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America's "nuclear power renaissance" – and a concurrent Colorado uranium mining revival — could cool considerably in the wake of an 8.9 earthquake and tsunami off Japan's northeast coast that caused two partial meltdowns at two nuclear reactors and serious problems at two more plants.

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on Mar 15, 2011 at 05:21 AM

Conservation easement bill retooled

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The thorny riddle of how to untangle Colorado's conservation easement quandary could force lawmakers to work overtime.

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on Mar 15, 2011 at 04:50 AM

New Study to Assess Economic Prospects for Food Localization in Colorado

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More great news on the local food front (see Tuesday’s featured post), this time from Transition Colorado. See the press release below to find out more.February 2011, Boulder, CO: “As Colorado transitions towards a sustainable future, food will play an increasingly significant role in shaping the local economy,” says Michael Brownlee, co-founder of Transition Colorado. [...]

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on Mar 12, 2011 at 06:21 AM
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Digital Controls Improve Energy Efficiency at Colorado River Dams

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Dams are usually an ecological nightmare, and the Colorado river is certainly suffering due to overuse by the western states that rely on its waters, not to mention Mexico which receives barely a trickle. But because of the heavy reliance on its waters, dams along the Colorado River are not going anywhere. So how might they be improved to be more energy efficient? Circle of Blue writes, "A digi...

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on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:20 AM

Drew Peternell: Filling the Front Range Water Gap

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Colorado's rivers and streams are at a dangerous tipping point -- and we can no longer take their health for granted in water planning.

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on Mar 08, 2011 at 08:52 AM

Coal vs. gas debate rages over which energy spews more methane into Colorado skies methane

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Colorado's coal industry is on fire lately, going after natural gas producers with gusto in the wake of last year's controversial Clean Air, Clean Jobs Act, which requires Xcel Energy to convert several coal-fired power plants on Colorado's Front Range over to natural gas or alternative fuel sources such as wind and solar.

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on Mar 08, 2011 at 05:20 AM