Post Tagged with: "EPA"

Bipartisan bill would allow home owners to store energy hassle free

Bipartisan bill would allow home owners to store energy hassle free

A bill that will make it more cost effective for Colorado residents to store energy on their property is headed for committee with some unusual alliances.

By Sherrie Peif · February 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Amy Oliver Cooke, Business/Economy, Economy, Energy, Environment, Featured, Politics, Sherrie Peif
Media overreacts and mischaracterizes normal EPA transition

Media overreacts and mischaracterizes normal EPA transition

There are plenty of issues to report on regarding President Trump and his new administration, but a so-called “gag order” at the EPA isn’t one of them.

By Amy Oliver Cooke · January 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Amy Oliver Cooke, Energy, Environment, National
Fake outrage over Trump’s EPA pick will make matters worse for green groups

Fake outrage over Trump’s EPA pick will make matters worse for green groups

The campaign to block Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt from becoming EPA administrator shows green groups have learned nothing from the 2016 election and still have big problems with blue-collar voters.

By Simon Lomax · December 13, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, National, Politics
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New Senate energy panel opens the door to bipartisan ozone solutions

The new committee could tackle the Obama EPA’s ozone standard, which has attracted strong bipartisan criticism in Colorado.

By Simon Lomax · December 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, Politics
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From fracking bans to red tape: Environmental left makes post-election shift

After a disastrous election season for anti-fossil fuel groups, how do they keep their political agenda alive? Some important clues emerged this week during an obscure regulatory hearing about ozone.

By Simon Lomax · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Energy, Environment, National
Clean Power Plan will bring back cap-and-trade, Gov. Ritter says

Clean Power Plan will bring back cap-and-trade, Gov. Ritter says

“You’ll get a different kind of a cap-and-trade bill, but the cap will be the one set by the Clean Power Plan,” Gov. Ritter tells an environmental conference in Ohio.

By Simon Lomax · October 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Economy, Elections, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, National
Hickenlooper takes a page from Obama’s anti-energy playbook

Hickenlooper takes a page from Obama’s anti-energy playbook

On climate change, is Gov. John Hickenlooper ripping a page directly from President Obama’s authoritarian playbook?

By Amy Oliver Cooke and William Yeatman · September 27, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Amy Oliver Cooke, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome, Politics
Colorado wildfires raise new concerns over EPA’s ozone agenda

Colorado wildfires raise new concerns over EPA’s ozone agenda

Wildfires, out-of-state air pollution and other background sources may keep the Front Range and other parts of Colorado trapped in violation of the strict new federal ozone standard, no matter what new regulations are imposed.

By Simon Lomax · July 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Energy, Environment
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Campaign finance blunder highlights local politician’s anti-fracking activism

La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt listed Earthworks as her employer in a donation to her own campaign last year. She says it’s a mistake, but it still raises new questions about her record.

By Simon Lomax · June 17, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Elections, Energy, Environment, National, Politics
Activists tied to Colorado group are secretly running climate-speech investigation, e-mails show

Activists tied to Colorado group are secretly running climate-speech investigation, e-mails show

This whole affair is politically motivated. Just ask New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D), who believes “climate deniers have no place in public life in America.”

By Simon Lomax · April 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Civil Liberties, Energy, Environment, National, Politics