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2:22pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Environment

Proposed Fracking Rule Embraced by Hickenlooper

Interior Sec. Ken Salazar met with Governor John Hickenlooper briefly in Commerce City Friday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper is praising a proposal by the Obama Administration that would require oil and gas companies drilling on federal lands to disclose the chemicals they use in the process known as hydraulic fracturing.

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2:06pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Business

The Dollar Value of the Colorado River Basin

MoabAdventurer Flickr-Creative Commons

A new report commissioned by the advocacy group Protect the Flows says recreational activity along the Colorado River Basin generates more than $6.3 billion worth of direct spending into Colorado each year.

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1:34pm

Fri May 4, 2012

1:06pm

Fri May 4, 2012
Environment

Heads Up, Hikers: Winds Continue to Topple Trees

courtesy of Sulphur Ranger District Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest

Falling trees have been an issue in Colorado forests since the mountain pine beetle epidemic hit. But now forest officials are concerned because it’s not only beetle-killed trees coming down.

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11:46am

Fri May 4, 2012
Politics

Committee Says No to Being “High” on Colorado Highways

After a lengthy hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Colorado is one step closer to creating a legal standard for driving while high.

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