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Even while the country is in the midst of the unprecedented COVID-19 health emergency, the Trump administration has taken the time to roll back vehicle emission standards, throwing out critical public health and environmental protections that were meant to benefit all of us. Unfortunately, General ...
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Shared from the 4/1/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Ellen Knickmeyer and Tom Krisher
The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration’s rollback of mileage standards Tuesday marks a win for Americans who like their SUVs and pickup trucks, but the government’s own estimates show big c...
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Shared from the 3/26/2020 The Denver Post eEdition FARGO, N.D. » A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a full environmental review of the Dakota Access pipeline, nearly three years after it began carrying oil despite protests by people who gathered in Nort...
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Shared from the 3/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Anne Barnard © The New York Times Co. The Somerset Operating Company in Somerset, N.Y., will close this month, spurring a debate over alternative energy projects. BARKER, N.Y.» It is the last coal-fired power plant in New York. White...
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Shared from the 3/12/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Matthew Brown The Associated Press BILLINGS, MONT.» A Canadian company said Wednesday it has started preliminary work along the route of the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline through the U.S. in anticipation of starting construct...
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Shared from the 3/7/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   — The Associated Press CASPER » Peabody Energy has laid off 50 temporary workers at a Wyoming coal mine. Company spokeswoman Charlene Murdock told the Casper Star-Tribune that Thursday’s cuts are in line with Peabody’s practice of mat...
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Shared from the 3/4/2020 The Denver Post eEdition METHANE By Cathy Bussewitz The Associated Press, Share by The Denver Post 3-4-2020  Exxon Mobil on Tuesday outlined how it is reducing the methane its operations release into the atmosphere, detailing its efforts as governments aroun...
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Shared from the 2/26/2020 The Denver Post eEdition NEW YORK » JPMorgan Chase & Co. will no longer do business with coal companies and will restrict financing to companies that drill in the Arctic, the company announced Tuesday. The announcement came in tandem with the bank announcing that it w...
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Shared from the 2/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition OIL AND GAS POLLUTION PLAN By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Two environmental groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for what they say is a failure to ensure that required plans are in place to protect Colorado’s Front Range fro...
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Shared from the 2/2/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler  Natural gas has long been seen as the fuel to build the bridge to a clean-energy future, one where dirtier-burning coal plants are phased out and homes, factories and vehicles are powered by electricity from wind, the sun...
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By Nicholas Kusnetz is a reporter for InsideClimate News.  The findings of the study, published Tuesday, support those from other recent studies that found the world is continuing to rely on fossil fuels—including coal—to meet growing energy demand, even as renewable energy sees soaring g...
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Nearly a quarter of the nation's carbon dioxide emissions come from fossil fuels developed on federal lands, according to a 2018 government study, and BLM manages the majority of that development. "This is a big slice of the pie," said Diana Dascalu-Joffe, an attorney at the Center for Biological D...
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By Clifford Krauss Nov. 3, 2019 HOUSTON — A surge of oil production is coming, whether the world needs it or not. The flood of crude will arrive even as concerns about climate change are growing and worldwide oil demand is slowing. And it is not coming from the usual producers, but from B...
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Shared from the 10/13/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By Matt O’Brien The Associated Press Employee activism and outside pressure have pushed big tech companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Google into promising to slash their carbon emissions. But there’s another thing these tech giants aren’...
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Shared from the 10/13/2019 The Denver Post eEdition   By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, CALIF.» Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land. The measure bars any California leasing au...
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Shared from the 10/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition PACIFICORP   By Mead Gruver The Associated Press CHEYENNE» A major Western utility said Thursday it plans to speed up its move away from coal-fired power and get more juice from the sun and wind. Citing financial incentives, Port...
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Shared from the 8/15/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Jennifer A. Dlouhy
Bloomberg News The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy companies insist they don’t want the relief. A draft proposal ...
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Shared from the 7/4/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Kelly GilblomBloomberg News Oil companies are under increasing pressure to bring fuel to market faster and cheaper, leading BP to conclude that some of its resources “won’t see the light of day,” according to its head of strategy. Some of t...
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Shared from the 6/27/2019 The Denver Post eEdition By Christopher Martin 
Bloomberg News For the clearest sign yet that renewable energy has gone mainstream, consider this: Clean energy resources supplied more of America’s electricity than coal for the first time ever in April. Hydropower da...
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Shared from the 3/30/2019 The Denver Post eEdition BLM, FOREST SERVICE By Judith Kohler 
The Denver Post A judge has ordered two federal agencies to meet with environmental organizations that sued over oil and gas drilling in western Colorado to sort out questions about the projects’ effects on ...
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