Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: colorado

Westward heave-ho: How a federal agency’s move to Colorado threatens public...

The Bureau of Land Management relocation to Grand Junction reflects a widespread pattern of destabilization under President Trump.

Fracking study shows toxic chemical exposure 2,000 feet from drilling sites

"Secret exposure to chemicals that our own EPA reports as a potential hazard to human health is unconscionable."

Freedom to drive coalition brings the Koch disinformation playbook to Colorado

In recent years, the majority of Coloradans have been struggling to breathe clean air, and tailpipe emissions carry much of the blame....

Babies born in high-intensity oil and gas areas are 70% more...

"This study provides further evidence of a positive association between maternal proximity to oil and gas well site activities and several types of CHDs."

Denver teachers strike over bonus-based pay system, demanding reliable salary plan...

The Denver teachers walked out Monday following 15 months of negotiations over a controversial bonus-based pay system that educators say leaves them unable to predict their salaries and guarantee financial security.

Denver commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030, becomes seventy-third...

The announcement came from Mayor Michael Hancock who said cities have a major responsibility to act on climate change.

Boulder, Colorado passes new gun control laws

Boulder now joins a few other cities and towns throughout the U.S. that are passing laws aimed at banning the controversial AR-15.

Fox News report on Colorado gunman ignores his white supremacist connections

Gunman who killed a sheriff’s deputy reportedly had social media “filled with the icons of the white supremacist ‘alt-right.’"

Marijuana is literally saving lives in Colorado

The study found that after Colorado implemented their new recreational marijuana law, opioid-related deaths fell by 6.5 percent in the following two years.

Populist victories won in this conservative Colorado town

Progressive upstarts pulled off a stunning upset.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.