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Last Build Date: Sat, 27 May 2017 21:23:17 +0000

 



Leslie Weise files intent to sue against Colorado Springsleslie weisePeggy

Fri, 26 May 2017 23:08:44 +0000

 On February 8, the Colorado Court of Appeals dismissed a contempt citation against whistleblower Leslie Weise, which had been brought up by Colorado Springs Utilities because Weise spoke with a reporter about the contents of an air quality report which was sent to her by mistake. She had originally sought the report  through a Colorado […](image)


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Groups call for independent investigation into Firestone home explosionhickenlooper under pressurePeggy

Fri, 26 May 2017 21:48:38 +0000

Today more than a dozen groups representing citizens and the environment sent a letter to Governor Hickenlooper calling for an “independent committee to investigate the causes of that gas explosion and determine the risks of recurrence.” The letter, written by Be The Change environmental director Phil Doe is published below. ********** May 26, 2017 Dear […](image)


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Free EHP Webinar: Children and FrackingEHP thumbPeggy

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:57:09 +0000

There’s still so much we don’t know about how fracking affects our health, and that’s why it was so important that we tell the CDC: “America Needs a National Fracking Health Risk Registry!” But there is a great deal we do know about the health risks of fracking — especially as it relates to our […](image)


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Hickenlooper finds political cover from AG Coffman on Martinez rulinghick and coffman thumbPeggy

Thu, 18 May 2017 19:08:11 +0000

Hickenlooper orders halt to fight over court oil-gas ruling but AG Coffman moves ahead AG Cynthia Coffman says Martinez case profoundly changes oil and gas regulation Late Wednesday, Governor John Hicklenlooper sent an order to the Deputy Attorney General Laura Chartrand instructing state attorneys not to proceed with an appeal of the Martinez ruling. But […](image)


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New TEDX podcast series: Fracking and Healthtedx thumbPeggy

Fri, 12 May 2017 15:33:31 +0000

Is our food at risk from oil and gas wastewater repurposed for crop irrigation? The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX) is bringing science to the people in a popular format — podcasts! The new series Fracking and Health: Ask a Scientist answers your questions about the impacts of oil & gas development on human health. TEDX […](image)


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Gov. Hickenlooper, DO NOT appeal Martinez ruling!LOGIC thumbPeggy

Thu, 11 May 2017 13:20:17 +0000

  On March 23, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that the “state must protect health and the environment before allowing oil and gas drilling” in Martinez v. COGCC. Last week, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission announced that it was appealing the ruling. Click here to join the League of Oil & Gas […](image)


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Victory for taxpayers and clean air!wcc logo thumbPeggy

Wed, 10 May 2017 20:48:17 +0000

By Emily Hornback, WCC Community Organizer Western Colorado residents cheer the survival of methane capture rule Industry failed to kill the BLM methane rule in the Senate Grand Junction — Western Colorado Congress and Citizens for Clean Air celebrated today as the clock ran out on the Senate’s ability to repeal an Obama administration rule […](image)


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Fractivist Shane Davis sends warning to Boulder County commissionersShane Davis thumbPeggy

Tue, 02 May 2017 22:29:00 +0000

** BREAKING NEWS ** Deadly Firestone explosion the result of odorless gas leaking from cut gas flow pipeline Governor orders inspection of all oil and gas lines within 1,000 feet of occupied homes ********** As of May 1, Boulder County became ground zero in the latest battle over local control of oil & gas development. […](image)


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New NRDC report finds nationwide drinking water crisisnrdc_logo thumbPeggy

Tue, 02 May 2017 20:26:21 +0000

REPORT: Nearly One in Four Americans’ Drinking Water Comes from Untested or Contaminated Systems Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Could Decimate EPA’s Ability to Ensure Safe Tap Water, Especially Rural America WASHINGTON – 77 million people — roughly a quarter of the U.S. population — spread across all 50 states were served by water systems reporting […](image)


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Anadarko gas well targeted in Firestone house explosion investigationdanger explosionPeggy

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:17:23 +0000

Ever wonder what could possibly go wrong with residential drilling? Now we’re finding out. Today Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the state’s largest oil & gas producer, released a statement announcing plans to shut down all their vertical wells in northeastern Colorado, “in an abundance of caution” following a home explosion in Firestone on April 17, in […](image)


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