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Shared from the 9/29/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Bradley Handler, Matt Henry and Morgan BazilianThe Conversation These are very challenging times for U.S. fossil fuel-producing states, such as Wyoming, Alaska and North Dakota. The COVID-19 economic downturn has reduced energy demand, ...
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Shared from the 9/22/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Clifford Krauss
© The New York Times Co. HOUSTON»As oil prices plunge and concerns about climate change grow, BP, Royal Dutch Shell and other European energy companies are selling off oil fields, planning a sharp reduction in emissions and inve...
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AUGUST 19, 2020 | 1:30 PM From its extraction and production to its management as a waste product, plastic generates planet-warming emissions at every step of its lifecycle. KEY TAKEAWAYS:
 If plastic use were a country, it’d be the fifth largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. Extract...
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Shared from the 9/6/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler Smoke from the Pine Gulch Fire fills the air around oil and gas development in the Roan Plateau on Aug. 24 in Grand Junction. The two major party contenders for president have very different views on the direction the U.S. shou...
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Shared from the 9/2/2020 The Denver Post eEdition   By Julian Lee
Bloomberg Opinion Since Monday there will be just one oil company in the Dow Jones Industrial Average — Chevron Corp. The removal of Exxon Mobil Corp. from the index after an uninterrupted presence since 1928 shouldn’t come as...
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Shared from the 8/20/2020 The Denver Post eEdition By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post Environmental organizations are suing to scrap a management plan that would allow oil and gas drilling across public lands in southwestern Colorado. Six environmental groups filed the lawsuit in U.S. District ...
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By James MacPherson, The Associated Press, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 9, 2020   The owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline continued to fill it with North Dakota crude oil on Wednesday and said it has no immediate plans to shut down the line, despite a federal judge’s order that it be s...
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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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By Alissa J. Rubin and Clifford Krauss, © The New York Times Co., from The Denver Post eEdition, July 17, 2020 NAHRAN OMAR, IRAQ»The men of Nahran Omar, a village in the heart of southern Iraq’s oil country, filed into a Shiite shrine clutching envelopes with X-rays, medical reports and death certi...
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By Judith Kohler, The Denver Post, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 12, 2020 State regulators writing new oil and gas rules have carried on through a global pandemic and massive turmoil in the industry. That might have been the easy part for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, now ...
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By Judith Kohler, The Denver Post, from The Denver Post eEdition, July 12, 2020 State regulators writing new oil and gas rules have carried on through a global pandemic and massive turmoil in the industry. That might have been the easy part for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, now ...
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© The New York Times Co., from The Denver Post eEdition, June 29th, 2020 HOUSTON»Chesapeake Energy, a pioneer in extracting natural gas from shale rock across the country, filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, unable to overcome a mountain of debt that became unsustainable after a decade of stubb...
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By Erin Cox and Gregory S. Schneider, The Washington Post, July 5, 2020    The two energy companies behind the controversial 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline on Sunday abandoned their six-year bid to build it, saying the project has become too costly and the regulatory environment t...
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The Associated Press, The Denver Post eEdition, July 4, 2020 BERLIN» German lawmakers have finalized the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn’t ambitious enough and free marketeers criticize as a waste of taxpayers’ money. Bi...
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By Dave Kolpack, AP News, July 6, 2020 FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered the Dakota Access pipeline shut down for additional environmental review more than three years after it began pumping oil — handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and delivering a blow to President Donal...
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By Judith Kohler
The Denver Post, 6-18-2020 The Platte River Power Authority said Tuesday that it will retire a coal-fired power plant by 2030, 16 years earlier than planned. The closure of the Rawhide Unit 1 northwest of Wellington and the end of Platte River’s ownership interest when a power pla...
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 After a drastic decline this spring, global greenhouse gas emissions are now rebounding sharply, scientists reported, as countries relax their coronavirus lockdowns and traffic surges back onto roads. It’s a stark reminder that, even as the pandemic rages, the world is still far from getting g...
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Shared from the 6/4/2020 The Denver Post eEdition FORT COLLINS»A group of 57 businesses, environmental groups and other organizations has petitioned the board of the Platte River Power Authority to narrow its options for future electrical generation so that the utility’s primary coal-fired generato...
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TNYT, May 13, 2020 Brad Plumer  WASHINGTON — The United States is on track to produce more electricity this year from renewable power than from coal for the first time on record, new government projections show, a transformation partly driven by the coronavirus pandemic, with profound implicat...
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Industry’s struggles raise concerns about orphan wells, flaring   By Aldo Svaldi
The Denver Post Colorado will delay hearings on a major revamp of its oil and gas regulations by several weeks, even as concerns mount about how much of the state’s petroleum industry will be left to regulate. ...
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