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Josh Penry's Examples Of Patronage In New Energy Office Turn Out To Be False

The Denver Post | Lynn Bartels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The director of the Governor's Energy Office recently interviewed 20 people from scores of applicants and hired someone who had worked on Republican B...

Oil And Gas Say They're Not Drilling In West Because Ken Salazar Is Too Tough On Them

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Drillers say it's getting so hard to obtain an oil-and-gas lease in the Rocky Mountains under the new administration of Preside...

Terrance Carroll, Josh Penry Trade Barbs After Governor's Budget Announcement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Governor Ritter's surrogates and his opponents traded barbs Thursday over the Governor's recently announced budget cuts. In response to the the Govern...

ZeaChem Inc. Opens Plant For Processing Wood Chips

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A Colorado company that has developed a process to convert wood to fuel is starting construction of what will eventually be a commercia...

Making It in America

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

If the U.S. wants new energy to be the centerpiece of a new economy in which -- in the president's words, the U.S. "consumes less and produces more," then it will have to have an industrial strategy. Getting there won't be easy. Just as the insurance companies impede sensible reforms in health care, and big oil and coal block vital changes in energy, and Wall Street guts vital reform of finance, global corporations and banks will spend a lot of money to defend the unsustainable trade policies of the old economy.

An Antidote Called Hope

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

To the environmental movement, the first month and a half of the Obama presidency has been what the New York Times calls "an astonishing turnaround."