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Opinion: Independence from oil will bring “energy independence” from Russia

The issue is not the source, it’s the drug

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Colorado oil and gas could help America break free of Russian energy

But it will require undoing past damage to the state’s energy sector

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Unaweep Canyon is central to Xcel Energy’s big plans for renewable energy production in Colorado

The utility is seeking federal approval to build the state’s largest hydropower project on the Western Slope in Unaweep Canyon south of Grand Junction

Energy

Biden administration moves to expand solar power on public land in Colorado

The Bureau of Land Management issued a call for development within “solar energy zones” in Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico that combined cover about 140 square miles

Environment

$100M lawsuit over smelly Weld County fertilizer plant can go ahead after high court declines to hear appeal

The Colorado Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment about a biogas plant that generated complaints about the smell from neighbors

Politics and Government

A rare new coal mine in southern Colorado adds to Trinidad’s economic revival

The new operator of the New Elk Coal Mine outside Trinidad sparks a dormant economic engine while grappling with Colorado’s trademark issues of housing and positive drug tests.

Business

Colorado sues Bureau of Land Management over Western Slope management plan from William Perry Pendley

The state’s argument that Pendley, the BLM’s “acting director,” did not have the authority to approve anything mirrors a federal case in Montana that overturned three resource-management plans.

Outdoors

Colorado regulators’ plans to require 2,000-foot buffer around drilling rekindles oil and gas wars

Industry officials called the regulation “a blunt tool” that amounts to a ban on oil and gas development. A lawsuit might be in the offing.

Energy

Opinion: Clean energy development can help our economy back onto its feet

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Opinion: Platte River Power Authority must commit to 100% renewable energy. Period.

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Opinion: Applauding the Great American Outdoors Act is no devil’s bargain. We’re all winners.

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Opinion: Our outdoor legacy is at risk and the Senate must act to protect our public land

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Opinion: Oil and gas bankruptcies are problematic for Colorado taxpayers

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Opinion: Local energy production is the sustainable choice

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Opinion: Here’s why our Colorado communities are demanding climate justice

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Opinion: Colorado’s clean energy workers are hurting in these coronavirus times

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Opinion: How to design markets for effective energy transition in Colorado

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Carman: Oil and gas industry grifters violate Colorado law with impunity 

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Opinion: Oil and gas companies have been paying the same federal royalty rate since 1920. It’s time that changed.

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Opinion: Colorado poised to become advanced energy leader with Congress’ help

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