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Time to End Big Breaks for Big Oil

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rep. Bruce Braley

Over the next ten years, Big Oil will swindle American taxpayers to the tune of nearly $43 billion in unnecessary tax subsidies.

Clean Energy Offers Solution to Western Water Woes

Stacy Tellinghuisen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Stacy Tellinghuisen

Recent decisions by utilities in Colorado and Arizona serve as prime examples of how smart energy policies can benefit the region's water resources.

Colorado Coal Industry Plans To Redouble Lobbying After Tough Year

The Steamboat Pilot | John F. Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Steamboat Springs -- Stuart Sanderson said Wednesday that coal representatives, to an extent, could have themselves to blame for impacts from legislat...

A Green Energy Plan for the Red Heart of the American West

Christopher Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Christopher Thomas

The West, rich in renewable energy, can pioneer the way to a 75- to 100-percent renewable future.

Taking on King Coal

Pete Maysmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Pete Maysmith

Bipartisanship is dead. At least that is what the chattering class would have you believe. Look a little deeper however, and you'll see that there is a different story to tell in the Rocky Mountains.

Hickenlooper "Volunteers" You to Pay Higher Utility Bills

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

What Hick really wants is to "volunteer" Colorado energy users to bankroll a higher ed establishment that refuses to economize, refuses to cut costs, refuses to change the way it operates.

Boulder's 2B Means Progress Toward Clean Energy

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Xcel has morphed into being a taxing authority for Boulder, and this status will last to the end of this year when its franchise expires.

Real Growing Pains and the Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Nearly 80 percent of voters prefer their power to be generated by natural gas and renewable resources instead of coal -- and are willing to pay for it.

Josh Penry's High Voltage Hypocrisy

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

The problem Penry has as a credible spokesman for lower energy costs is his co-sponsorship of the so-called Clean Air-Clean Jobs Act, which will drive up utility bills for many Coloradans.

Coming Clean With Coal

Jeremy Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeremy Nichols

I'm an environmentalist. And I don't support Clean Air-Clean Jobs. This is tough to admit, and I'm sure it's going to draw the ire of some of my colleagues.

In the West, Climate and Energy Policy Is Water Policy

Dan Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Dan Grossman

The extended droughts of the past may become the norm of the future. So what should we do about this bleak situation?