Tag Archives: fossil fuels

WildEarth Releases Coal Report

wildearthWildEarth Guardians yesterday, released a roadmap for the U.S. Department of the Interior to start keeping publicly owned coal in the ground and leading the nation away from fossil fuels. The new report comes amid mounting controversy and scandal over the way WildEarth accomplishes its goals. The group has come Continue reading

Students Drive Campaign to get CU to Stop Investing in Fossil Fuels

cuA campaign to get universities to stop investing in fossil fuels has come to energy-rich Colorado. Students asked the University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday to divest from coal and petroleum companies. The board isn’t expected to decide any time soon. Getting CU to shun those industries would be a prize for the “fossil-free” Continue reading

EPA Delays Finalizing Climate Control Rules

EPA-300The Environmental Protection Agency is delaying climate regulations for power plants to “better consider input on them and better align the major pieces of the regulations.” The agency is now planning to finalize rules for newly built plants, existing plants, and modified plants all at once. That should come this summer. The EPA Continue reading

Gardner, Udall Added to Energy Forum

forumThe upcoming forum on the state’s energy future has just gotten bigger. Tuesday, Governor John Hickenlooper and his republican challenger, Bob Beauprez will enlighten Coloradans as to what their plans are for the future of energy in the state. Hickenlooper has been a supporter of green energy projects, and has aligned himself with the Continue reading

Kinkaid to Advise Statewide Candidates About Energy Policy

John KinkaidMoffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid is in Denver today, looking out for coal interests.  Kinkaid says he has been invited to meet with Colorado Mining Officials this morning to discuss the industry’s efforts.  His hope is that he will come away with an idea of how to better help the mines in the area.  This afternoon, Kinkaid will be at the Continue reading