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C&BP Statement on State Dept. Inspector General Keystone XL investigation 24 Aug 2013 | 06:56 am

Today, the State Department Office of Inspector General announced that an investigation into Environmental Resources Management’s (ERM) conflicts of interest would not be completed until January 2014....

Q&A: ALEC’s new tactics to weaken renewable laws 13 Aug 2013 | 11:36 pm

This Q&A originally appeared in Midwest Energy News.  By Kari Lydersen Though bills meant to revoke or undercut renewable standards in numerous states failed last session, clean energy advocates say t...

Fossil Fuel Interests Continue Attacks on Clean Energy Policies 12 Aug 2013 | 11:50 pm

This response was originally posted at National Journal’s Energy Insiders blog, which asked energy experts this week, “How Bright Is Renewable Energy’s Future?” The outlook for clean energy remains st...

Hickenlooper’s Fifth Misdeed: Recording a misleading radio ad for oil & gas lobbyists 7 Aug 2013 | 11:44 pm

In 2012, Gov. John Hickenlooper recorded a misleading radio ad paid for by the Colorado Oil & Gas Association. In the ad, the governor parses his words to make the claim that Colorado has not had a si...

After Fossil Fuel Front Group Attacks on Clean Energy Fail, New Model Bill Emerges to Weaken RPS Laws 6 Aug 2013 | 04:47 am

Members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), including fossil fuel corporations and front groups, will meet in Chicago this week to discuss their next round of attacks on clean energy ...

Our weekly wrap on the top 5 energy stories for the week of July 29th 3 Aug 2013 | 02:29 am

COGA CEO Tisha Schuller supports front group claim that trees cause smog Colorado Oil and Gas Association CEO Tisha Schuller said she wanted to depolarize the debate around fracking and drilling, and ...

Hickenlooper’s Misdeed #4 – Opposing local efforts to protect residents from oil & gas drilling pollution 2 Aug 2013 | 03:34 am

Gov. John Hickenlooper continues to oppose local efforts to protect residents from oil and gas drilling pollution, going so far as to sue local governments and taxpayers. In his most recent action, th...

Industry front group pivots to “If you can’t be right, be loud” strategy 31 Jul 2013 | 03:28 am

It appears that Colorado oil and gas lobbyists are back to playing their old games of lies and misinformation. Monday, the industry-sponsored, blatantly anti-science group Energy in Depth (EID) put ou...

Our weekly wrap on the top 5 energy stories for the week of July 22nd 27 Jul 2013 | 12:04 am

Here we go again: Tipton, Lamborn offer same oil & gas giveaways The House Natural Resources Committee met Wednesday to debate a number of bills related to wilderness protection and energy issues. Amo...

Hickenlooper’s Third Misdeed: Playing the class card in the energy debate 26 Jul 2013 | 11:03 pm

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s top oil and gas regulator, Matt Lepore, disgracefully played the class card and tried to pit the working poor against efforts to protect our air and water from drilling pollut...

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