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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

CORRECTED: Colorado approves first post-Cold War uranium mill

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Corrects name of Utah plant to White Mesa Uranium Mill, instead of White River, in 13th paragraph

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on Mar 07, 2011 at 06:50 PM

Little-known rule may force reopening of air-quality plan that favored natural gas over coal

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A feud between the coal industry and lawmakers who approved phasing out coal-burning power plants has cropped up again at the state Capitol this year in the form a little-known rule.

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on Mar 04, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Bill Ritter Jr -- Re-energize the economy

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Nearly every governor in America is wrestling with budget issues, making unenviable choices on which services, programs or salaries to reduce or eliminate, and deciding whether higher taxes and fees are viable. Most governors are hemmed in by state requirements that the budget be balanced without deficit spending.

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on Feb 28, 2011 at 04:50 AM

'127 Hours' Adventurer Wins Big On Game Show

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(Scroll down for video) ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado adventurer who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "127 Hours" has won $125,000 for an environmental group...

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on Feb 26, 2011 at 11:20 AM

'127 Hours' adventurer wins $125k for enviro group (AP)

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AP - A Colorado adventurer who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "127 Hours" has won $125,000 for an environmental group on the NBC game show "Minute to Win it."

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on Feb 25, 2011 at 08:20 AM

Al Tucker: Preserving the Colorado River

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Interior Secretary Salazar recently met with seven western states to discuss the ongoing issues plaguing the Colorado River. It is critical that we collaborate to sustain this river.

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on Feb 24, 2011 at 03:21 PM

Rep. Becker buries another of his bills

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For the second time this session, Rep. Jon Becker fired a shot into his own bill because opposition made it impassable.

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on Feb 22, 2011 at 05:20 AM

Agricultural tax bill clears hurdle in House

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Legislation that is supposed to rein in those who profit from Colorado's agricultural tax breaks without actually farming or ranching cleared a key legislative panel Monday.

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on Feb 22, 2011 at 05:20 AM

Animal control bill dies in House committee

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A bill that would have restricted the authority of animal control officers to pets, leaving enforcement of livestock laws to the Colorado Department of Agriculture, died Monday night after contentious debate.

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on Feb 22, 2011 at 05:20 AM