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Hickenlooper Rejects GOP Call To Ignore EPA Coal Rules

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is rejecting a call by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to defy new federal pollution controls on coal-burning power plants, despite the state’s heavy reliance on coal.

05/19/2015

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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/17/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Head Of The EPA Visits Aspen To Talk Climate Change

Aspen is at the center of the conversation regarding climate change, with a visit from the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

01/23/2015

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EPA Chief Visits Ski Resort To Talk About Climate Change

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is drawing attention to the link between climate and the economy with a visit to a Colorado ski resort.

01/22/2015

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Monday Is Deadline For Comments On EPA’s Emissions Proposal

The plan to cut emissions by 30 percent by 2030 attracted crowds to regional hearings this summer, including Denver.

12/01/2014

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The Gift: Denver Attorney Donates Kidney To Stranger

Each night at the dinner table growing up, David Rochlin’s parents would ask him, “What did you do for other people today?”

11/28/2014

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Big Cleanup Effort Follows Fuel Spill In Parker

Crews from South Metro Fire and the EPA worked late Tuesday evening to contain a fuel spill in Parker.

10/22/2014

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EPA Officials Visit Craig To Talk About Coal

Environmental Protection Agency officials are visiting northwestern Colorado to learn more about how proposed pollution rules for power plants could affect a region where the economy is tied to coal.

09/10/2014

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Clean-Air Rules Assailed In Denver As Too Much, Too Little

Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.

07/29/2014

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