Articles By Mark Jaffe

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What the landmark oil and gas bill really says — and its significance for Colorado

The measure would give local governments the ability to veto fracking and may give Anadarko Petroleum a monopoly when it comes to drilling rights on the Front Range

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Coal-fired power plants are closing early and Colorado lawmakers want to ease towns’ tough transition

House Bill 1037 would let electric companies recoup money spent to build the plants while funding economic impact grants to towns losing jobs along the way

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Colorado co-op’s fight for renewable energy could upend how rural communities are powered

As fight with Delta-Montrose Electric Association heads to court -- and PUC hearing -- Tri-State announces new wind, solar projects

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Review: Colorado Ballet most on point with small-group dances in “The Wizard of Oz”

New dance version of classic American story swirls with new music, wild costumes, puppets and powerful performances by the Wicked Witch and Dorothy and her crew.

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Three ballet companies click heels for whirlwind, puppet-filled “Wizard of Oz” in Denver

“We can’t keep depending on the Swan Lakes, the Cinderellas and the Sleeping Beauties. We need more narrative ballets.”

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Broomfield neighborhood sues to stop Colorado law that allows oil and gas under its homes to be drilled without consent

Federal lawsuit takes aim at “forced pooling” rule designed to make extraction more efficient. Wildgrass homeowners say its being used to run roughshod over them.

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Colorado power companies bet big on net-zero emissions as state debates 100% renewable energy future

Xcel, Platte River banking on lowering emissions with nuclear, geothermal and carbon capture tech, but critics argue it would be too small, too slow

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3 ways of looking at the Colorado Supreme Court’s major oil and gas ruling

Moving forward, will the Martinez decision most benefit the industry or environmental activists? What about both?

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Oil rigs may draw protests, but Colorado’s pipelines could get pinched by Democratic lawmakers

Comments by Colorado House Speaker KC Becker confirm that oil and gas companies, pleased after voters killed setback rule, will be in crosshairs of Democratic majority