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COGA Moves to Dismiss Frivolous Lawsuit

The Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) announced it has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Clifton Willmeng and Ann Griffin against COGA, Governor John Hickenlooper, and the State of Colorado. In addition, COGA is seeking sanctions against the plaintiffs under provisions of Rule 11 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure

| July 24th, 2014 | Continued

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Conservationists File for State Director Review of Extensive Oil Drilling Program

Conservation groups filed a request for State Director Review (SDR) last week regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) approval of 108 new oil wells in western Colorado, southeast of Grand Junction, at the
foot of the Grand Mesa.

| July 22nd, 2014 | Continued

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Colorado a Hub for Wind Power

Over the years, Colorado has been a clean energy leader thanks to creative, ambitious citizens and well-designed policies. Given that legacy of innovation, the state is now a hub for clean, affordable wind power, and stands to gain immensely from wind’s continued growth.

| July 21st, 2014 | Continued

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The U.S. Grid is the Worst in the Industrialized World (outages are up 285%!)

Power outages in the United States are up an astonishing 285% since 1984. The U.S. ranks last among the top nine Western industrialized nations in the average length of outages.

| July 15th, 2014 | Continued

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Oil Shale Development Would Strain
Western Water

In response to a legal challenge brought by Western Resource Advocates, Chevron USA confirms what oil companies have for years denied—oil shale development in the western United States would use enormous quantities of water thereby straining existing water resources.

| July 9th, 2014 | Continued

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Solar Shots

>> Colorado Solar Company in New York Project
>> SunShare and “Community Solar Gardens”
>> C Springs Solar Garden Sells Out
>> Solar Projects Get Lift From Online Tool

| July 8th, 2014 | Continued

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juwi Solar Sells Texas Project to PSEG Solar Source

The project was originally developed by Boulder-based JSI and has a 30-year power purchase agreement with El Paso Electric Company.

5Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Vestas Wind Orders Adding Up

In a boost for the Colorado’s economy, Vestas Wind Systems said that it had received an order for 166 megawatts of wind turbines from RES Americas Inc. for a Minnesota wind farm.

3Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Hickenlooper Says He Opposes Local Regulation of Oil and Gas

The State’s Chief Executive said Monday at the Aspen Ideas Festival that he opposes proposed state ballot amendments that would cede control of oil-and-gas development to local jurisdictions.

2Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Colorado Halts Fracking Wastewater Injections After Earthquakes Hit State

Following the detection of a small earthquake, Colorado state regulators have put a halt to the disposal of fracking wastewater into an injection well located in Weld County. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission directed High Sierra Water Services to observe a 20-day stoppage as a result of the situation.

1Jul2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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OP-ED: Colorado’s Energy Bust

Colorado is rich in high-quality, low-sulfur coal and oil shale. So where is Colorado’s energy boom? Answer: Buried by the state government—primarily Democrats but aided and abetted by Republicans as well.

23Jun2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Crude Oil Spills Into Poudre Near Windsor

A storage tank damaged by recent flooding has dumped 7,500 gallons of crude oil into the Poudre River near Windsor, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission reported late last week.

23Jun2014 | | 0 comments | Continued
  • Loveland Election: Fact Trumps Fiction in Fracking Debate

    As a part of the primary election held on June 24, 2014, residents in Loveland were asked whether or not a two-year moratorium on fracking should be enacted in order to further study the potential impacts. Those unfamiliar that we’ve been fracking since 1947, with over 1.2 million frack jobs under our belt, may be inclined to think, “sure, let’s wait until we know more – what’s the harm?”

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