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The fallacy of Trump’s vow to restore the coal economy

Trump vows to bring back coal, but coal has lost favor for many reasons by Allen Best CRAIG, Colo. – With coal miners at his side, President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order that seeks to undo the … Continue reading

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The future of Colorado coal towns

Craig and other Colorado coal towns have made a good living during the last 35 years. But as for their futures, that’s a bit murkier. Continue reading

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Colorado and the Clean Power Plan

Colorado is in good shape to meet standards for greenhouse gas reduction specified by Clean Power Plan, but the law—if reaffirmed by federal courts—could produce a major platform for further greenhouse reduction. Continue reading

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Colorado’s legislative green agenda

Colorado legislators have a limited appetite for an ambitious green agenda this session, but expect bills about drilling and the Clean Power Plan. Continue reading

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Utah ski areas and the Clean Power Plan

How Utah ski areas and the outdoor recreation industry persuaded Utah’s governor to agree to comply with the Clean Power Plan. Continue reading

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Ski town newspaper scoffs at Clean Power Plan

Steamboat Springs is an island in a sea of coal mining in northwest Colorado, and it is singing the coal industry tune when it comes to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Continue reading

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