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The Trump administration has acted to repeal or weaken at least 100 environmental regulations over the past four years, including a number of Obama-era climate policies that Mr. Trump has said stifle businesses. The rollbacks include: Fuel-economy standards: The Trump administration ...
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Shared from the 9/15/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   Colorado has joined a coalition of states and cities in a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s rolling back of a federal rule intended to limit emissions of methane and other pollutants from new oil and gas operations. ...
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Shared from the 9/1/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Matthew Brown and Travis Loller
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» The Trump administration on Monday finalized its weakening of an Obama-era rule aimed at reducing polluted wastewater from coal-burning power plants that has contamina...
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Shared from the 8/28/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Ean Thomas Tafoya
Guest Commentary We learned recently that the Suncor Energy refinery had another “upset” event in which one of its boilers failed, releasing untold quantities of unknown toxic chemicals into the air. We learned this after...
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Shared from the 8/25/2020 The Denver Post eEdition REDUCED MONITORING By Ellen Knickmeyer, Cathy Bussewitz, John Flesher, Matthew Brown and Michael Casey The Associated Press Thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities and other sites won permission to stop monitoring for ...
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Shared from the 8/14/2020 The Denver Post eEdition ROLLBACK OF OBAMA RULE  By Coral Davenport © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON»The Trump administration formally weakened a major climate change regulation Thursday — effectively freeing oil and gas companies from the need to detect and repai...
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By Hiroko Tabuchi, © The New York Times Co., from The Denver Post eEdition, July 17, 2020 The day debt-ridden Texas oil producer MDC Energy filed for bankruptcy eight months ago, a tank at one of its wells was furiously leaking methane, a potent greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. As of last week,...
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The Associated Press, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 9, 2020 SANTA FE»The New Mexico Environment Department has fined an oil and gas company more than $5.3 million for repeated violations of state air pollution standards. DCP Midstream was issued a compliance order Tuesday. A spokeswoman for t...
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The Denver Post eEdition, By The Associated Press, June 17, 2020 HELENA, MONT.» The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a permit program that would allow the disputed Keystone XL pipeline and other new oil and gas pipelines to cross waterways with little review. Ear...
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Shared by The Denver Post, 6-18-2020 By Michael Liedtke
The Associated Press The families of some of the 85 people killed by a horrific Northern California wildfire ignited by Pacific Gas & Electric’s long-neglected equipment vilified the company Wednesday as greedy, corrupt and reckless, telli...
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By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post, 6-18-2020 PDC Energy Inc. has agreed to pay $688,500 to resolve allegations that it drilled and produced publicly owned oil and gas in Weld County without obtaining a lease and permit, the U.S. attorney’s office said. A federal investigation focused on allegations...
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By Matthew Brown
The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» The Trump administration has awarded energy companies hundreds of breaks on payments for oil and gas extraction from U.S. lands and the Gulf of Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a government database and federal officials. T...
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Projecting Climate Demands Outside Chase CEO's Home Today is Chase's biggest meeting of the year. Since we can't be there in person, we decided to do something different and project our demands across the street from Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's house last night. https://www.facebook.com/StoptheMoneyPi...
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Shared from the 5/10/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Nadja Popovich, Kendra Pierre-Louis and Livia Albeck-Ripka
© The New York Times Co. After three years in office, the Trump administration has dismantled most of the major climate and environmental policies the president promised to undo. C...
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Shared from the 2/28/2020 The Denver Post eEdition TRUMP ADMINISTRATION By Ellen Knickmeyer
The Associated Press WASHINGTON»The Trump administration moved Thursday on a water-recycling push it says could get good use out of more of the wastewater that industries, cities and farms spew out...
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BY REBECCA BEITSCH - 02/26/20 05:34 PM EST  130 Political appointees at the Department of the Interior overruled staff objections to a rule that eased offshore drilling regulations, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.   The ...
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Shared from the 2/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Ellen Knickmeyer
The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration completed the fewest cleanups of toxic Superfund sites last year than any administration since the program’s first years in the 1980s, figures released by the Environment...
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The Trump administration has offered oil companies a chunk of the American west that’s four times the size of California – an expansive drilling plan that threatens to entrench the industry at the expense of other outdoor jobs, while locking in enough emissions to undermine global climate policy. E...
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Emily Holden the Guardian -Energy companies have leased 9.9m acres from the administration – and the fossil fuels extracted could equal half a year of emissions from China The Trump administration has offered oil companies a chunk of the American west that’s four times the size of Califor...
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A new book “Blowout” ties this all together, corruption of democracy, rogue state Russia and the richest most destructive industry on earth, laid out for all to see. Our environments, health and the fate of our world depend upon we the people to demand full public disclosures of fossil fuel companie...
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