Energy

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Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells to 1,000 feet following Proposition 112’s failure

The Colorado Petroleum Council supported the new rule, calling it a compromise produced by cooperation

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Here’s how much the oil and gas industry spent on the 2018 election in Colorado

A Democratic group topped the list, but majority of top corporate and nonprofit donors were energy interests

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A Western Slope electric co-op’s demand for renewable energy is barreling toward a legal showdown

Delta Montrose Electric Association wants break its contract with big electric generator to get more renewable sources in the mix.

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Colorado regulators mull new rules increasing buffer zones for oil, gas drilling near schools

The hearing will be held just six weeks after Colorado voters defeated a measure that would have required a buffer zone of 2,500 feet from occupied buildings and vulnerable areas

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Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest utility, aims to have zero carbon emissions by 2050 in industry-first plan

Xcel Energy says it's responding in large part to climate change and its goals will affect eight states where the company operates

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Boulder, Pueblo could be the next cities to create their own utilities in pursuit of 100 percent renewable energy

Nine governments are moving toward having their cities powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Longmont and Fort Collins have the best chances.

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Jared Polis wants Colorado 100 percent powered by renewable energy, but talk is easier than the walk

At least 9 Colorado governments are working to wean themselves from coal and natural gas, but they say getting to 100% solar and wind power is harder than it seems.

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Dozens plead with Trump administration to keep methane rules at one-and-done hearing in Denver

Opponents argued Wednesday that changing the rules would threaten people's health, worsen climate change and squander natural gas by allowing leaks to go undetected