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Ken Salazar Calls For Investigation Into Bush-Era Polices

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar called Tuesday for an investigation into last-minute changes made by the administration of Presi...

Cape Wind Project Faces Obstacle From Massachusetts Indian Tribes

The New York Times | SINDYA N. BHANOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A decision made yesterday by the National Park Service may create a new hurdle for developers of a long-disputed proposal to build the nation's first ...

Michael Bennet Widens His Fund-Raising Lead With Another Million-Dollar Quarter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Senator Michael Bennet became the lastof the major state-wide candidates to announce his third quarter fund-raising totals Tuesday. As expected, Benn...

BioBlitz: An Answer to Government Inaction

Nicole Rosmarino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nicole Rosmarino

With a lawsuit yesterday, and a petition today, we've begun actions for species across the nation to force Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to use our endangered species law.

Irreparable Damage: Senate Must Block OSM Nominee Pizarchik Today

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Given the irreparable damage of his mining record, Pizarchik's entrenched support of the coal industry suggests that the OSM would continue its decades-old tradition of lawlessness and betrayal of coalfield residents.

Wild Horse Round Up Approved in Nevada By BLM

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Bureau of Land Management approved the removal of 2,500 wild horses from the range near Reno on Monday as opposition gro...

Three Reasons for Hope in Copenhagen

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

The requirement for the U.S. Congress to sign off on any document produced at Copenhagen for it to legally bind us to those agreements, is another reason why I'm hopeful.

Salazar: Oil Companies Like An Arm Of The Republican Party

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar lashed out at the oil and gas industry Tuesday, accusing some industry trade groups of acting like an ar...

BLM Postpones Wild Horse Roundup To Conduct Environmental Survey

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has postponed plans to round up about 185 wild horses from a western Utah herd. The agency ...

Salazar Cleans Up Bush-Era Cronyism in Dirty Oil-Shale Program

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Do we want energy development on our public lands to intensify global warming or a national energy policy that promotes technologies that are renewable and create four times jobs as fossil fuels?

Bill Ritter Retirement Announcement: 'Intensely Personal' Decision Will Free Him To Make 'Tough Decisions' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An emotional Bill Ritter addressed the media Wednesday morning to officially announce that he would not be seeking a second term as Governor of Colora...

Bush-Era Interior Department Secretary Gale Norton Worked With Shell To

latimes.com | Jim Tankersley and Josh Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Reporting from Washington - The Obama Interior Department is reviewing a decision made by the Bush administration in its final days that attempted to...

Ken Salazar Promises Concrete Procedural Reforms In Second Year As Interior Chief

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar started on the job a year ago pledging to clean up an agency hit by scandals and assailed by critics as ...

Tikkun Olam -- Choosing Between Two Candidates

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Ken Salazar, like Mike Miles, believed in "tikkun olam" (Hebrew for "saving the world"), but he also had great marketing. Lesson learned! But what about Bennet and Romanoff?

Salazar: the Grinch of Speciesville

Nicole Rosmarino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nicole Rosmarino

Salazar's latest Grinchy move was when he agreed that lynx dispersing from Colorado's southern mountains into New Mexico deserve protection, but, so sorry, they can't have it just yet.

Is It a Problem When the Party Decides?

Seth Masket | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Seth Masket

Think about recent examples of state or national party leaders trying to pick nominees before primary voters had a chance to weigh in. Do voters ever push back?

Oil Shale Regulations: Judge Grants More Time To Resolve Controversial Bush-Era Rules

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A Colorado U.S. District Court judge has granted an extension until Nov. 16 for federal government attorneys trying to reach a settlement with environ...

Obama Endorses Bennet For Senate

The Denver Post | Michael Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

President Barack Obama endorsed U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet today, throwing the force of the White House into a Democratic primary battle that officially...

Ken Salazar Gets Ready For Global Warming With Climate Change Response Council

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar moved Monday to prepare the nation's parks, refuges and endangered species for the onslaught of glob...

Ritter: Choosing Romanoff Would Have Been Easy Political Move, Supports Bennet

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Gov. Bill Ritter says he would have been better off politically if he had picked former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat vac...

Romanoff Makes It Official: He's Running For Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Watch Romanoff's remarks, courtesy of denverdirect.tv at Wednesday's Denver campaign event in Washington Park: Update: Andrew Romanoff has pic...

They're baaaack: the black helicopters of Yoder

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

All Shellie Kirby wants is a place where she and her husband Mark can live in peace with their Spanish mustang, Rebel, and their other hors...

Wake-Up Call: And they're off!

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The 2010 election is still more than thirteen months away, but the race for the U.S. Senate season occupied (for the past eight months) by M...

Barack Obama's Michael Bennet shout-out

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With ex-speaker of the Colorado House Andrew Romanoff's entry into the U.S. Senate race merely a formality at this point, Michael Bennet, a...

Barack Obama: "I Am Not In Favor Of Concealed Weapons"

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Would you feel safer having more loaded and concealed guns being carried in the public places you and your family visit?