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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandOctober 12, 20179min226
The announcement this week from Scott Pruitt of the Environmental Protection Agency that he would rescind the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan is, not surprisingly, welcome news to Colorado’s coal industry, as well as to the communities the industry supports. But whether the end of the Clean Power Plan will actually change anything in Colorado […]

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Associated PressAssociated PressJanuary 10, 20172min650

Coal production in Colorado fell by nearly 40 percent in 2016, dropping to a low the state hasn't experienced since the 1970s. The Daily Sentinel reports that the U.S. Energy Information Administration released data Thursday showing the state's 2016 production was 11.4 million tons, down from 18.9 million tons in 2015, or a 39.5 percent decline.


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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsNovember 21, 201614min1080

DENVER — Let thanks giving begin! Happy Monday on the beginning of what will surely be a short work week for most of us. Whether you’re traveling or inviting company into your home … We hope it is a safe and peaceful holiday for you and yours. Putting comments from the Broadway cast of Hamilton aside, anti-Trump protests appear to have calmed a bit in recent days. Fewer demonstrations in the streets and more media introspection. We’ve included a few here that examine possible changes and impacts a Trump presidency will have on Colorado. Some reporters choosing to use the “F” word … Fear. Let’s get started!