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Green News Report -- March 4, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool iPhone app! Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool app! Listen on your iP...

Is Bill Barrett Corp's Massive Lobbying Spree Aimed at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In the fall of 2008, the outgoing Bush administration gave the oil and gas industry a parting gift that now threatens to destroy the Roan Plateau in Colorado, an area known for its stunning vistas.

It's Time to Turn Up the Heat on NAT GAS

Bob Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Barr

Doing business with countries averse to American interests is not smart. Investing in our own energy industry and creating jobs is smart economics, smart politics, and smart foreign policy.

Senator Murkowski is Working Full Time on Behalf of Polluting Industries

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Last night, Senator Murkowski was treated to a fundraiser by lobbyists for the Nuclear Energy Institute, Duke Energy and Peabody Coal. Political Part...

Bill Barrett Corp's Sweet Deal to Drill the Rocky Mountains

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

A few years ago, the Bush administration undertook a process through the Bureau of Land Management to make land like the Roan in Colorado and other large swaths in Utah available for drilling.

Weekly Mulch: Green products, green energy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Ed. note: This week's Mulch is pint-sized and will run on Monday rather than Friday. We'll be back to our re...

Why Nuclear Gets More Love than Natural Gas as a Bridge Fuel

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

By way of this Steven Pearlstein article, Ezra Klein wonders why natural gas doesn't get as much attention as nuclear energy as a bridge fuel toward t...

Pinedale, Wyoming Mulls Tighter Regulations In Face Of

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PINEDALE, Wyo. — Drilling rigs on the horizon underscore that cattle ranching and tourism no longer drive the economy in this picturesque town a...

Natural Gas Drilling: Congress Launches Investigation Into Dangerous Practices By Halliburton

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Two of the largest companies involved in natural gas drilling have acknowledged pumping hundreds of thousands of gallons of diesel-based fluids into t...

Green News Report -- February 18, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Wacky weather Down Under; San Francisco's fog of change; Permafrost shifts North ... PLUS: GOP ...

Big Sky Doc Film Fest: Gasland Fuel for Justice

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Stripped to its essence, this extraordinary documentary tells a very old story, the story about abuse of power, the powerful screwing the non-powerful and money buying favor that costs the poor.

Mule Deer Herds Threatened By Drilling In Piceance Basin

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

Stepped-up natural gas drilling in northwestern Colorado can ripple-effect Denver politics, where wrangling over new drilling regulations last week to...

Weekly Mulch: Climate Change On Obama's Back Burner

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger In his first State of the Union address, President Barack Obama touched on climate issues only briefly. He c...

Obama Freeze Forfeits America's Future

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama's plan to unveil tonight a non-defense discretionary spending freeze for the next three years will essentially forfeit America's growth future to China. The President, one year into his job, and still dealing with the tail winds of the worst economic disaster in global markets and the U.S. economy since the Great Depression, is saying that he is going to freeze spending on virtually everything but the wars we have on hand. America needs to invest in itself.

Colorado Wildlife Federation:

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The leasing of public land for oil and gas drilling on large tracts of wildlife-rich northwest Colorado is a growing threat to the stat...

Elk, Gas Drilling Interests Collide In Northeast Wyoming

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Environmentalist concerns about elk have prompted the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to suspend coal-bed methane drilling in pa...

Scott McInnis, Dan Maes Slam Bill Ritter On Energy Rules

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — One Republican in the race to become Colorado's next governor is pledging to repeal new oil and gas regulations if elected, and the fro...

Wastewater In New York Found To Be Radioactive

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As New York gears up for a massive expansion of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, state officials have made a potentially troubling discovery about...

Gas Companies Playing Defense After Rash Of Water Contaminations In Huerfano County

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WALSENBURG, Colo. — Bernice and Jerry Angely like to show visitors the singed T-shirt a friend was wearing when their water well exploded and sh...

How Beijing Cleans Its Air (and Fakes It Too)

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alex Pasternack

Did a New York Times article about improvements to air quality in Beijing bear echoes of the Chinese state-run media?

Energy Primer for Western Colorado

Adele Israel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Adele Israel

After listening to seven speakers and a panel discussion at Mesa State, I may not know everything about the local fossil fuel industry, but I sure know a lot more acronyms.

New Yorkers Set Record For All Time Daily Electricity And Natural Gas Use In Cold Weater

nydailynews.com | By William Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With sub-freezing temperatures, New Yorkers set the all time daily winter record for electricity and natural gas usage on Sunday, according to Con Edi...

Pennsylvania Faces A Tainted Wastewater Onslaught Due To Natural Gas Drilling

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Workers at a steel mill and a power plant were the first to notice something strange about the Monongahela River last summer. The water that U.S. Stee...

Natural Gas: A Made-in-America Opportunity

Regina Hopper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regina Hopper

As our nation looks to establish its bona fides on clean energy, while putting Americans back to work, one often overlooked domestic resource stands abundantly ready to make a difference: natural gas.

Energy Issues Likely To Dominate Colo. Governor's Race

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Taxes, jobs, budget shortfalls – the usual fodder for political wrangling is already spurring debate in the Colorado governor's r...