The deadly Firestone explosion was a “freak accident,” John Hickenlooper says. He believes that calls for spot checks, and better local-state cooperation are appropriate government responses.
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An April 17 home explosion in Firestone has renewed attention to the friction between expanding urban areas and oil and gas development.
The deadly accident in April is leading to a discussion about whether houses should be built farther away from existing oil and gas wells.
“We are very saddened by the events in Colorado," Anadarko president and CEO Al Walker told shareholders. “We are going to work very hard to understand it better.”
Childs has won awards for his writing about the desert southwest. For his forthcoming book, he started by tracking mammoth hunters in Alaska.
Farmers are getting paid not to plant for part or all of this season. Water managers hope the pilot program will help them prepare for drought in the future.
The county says its fight against the oil and gas industry is not over just because its moratorium is coming to an end.
The federal government launched Energy Star in 1992 to rate computer monitors. Now it covers dozens of product categories from washers to electronics and homes.
Some participants also voiced concerns about potential cuts in federal funding for science and research. Others wanted an opportunity to move science out of labs and academia.
There’s concern that the march will be seen as partisan since it’s critical of Trump’s actions, when many believe science shouldn’t be a partisan endeavor.
Spending was up by about 8 percent and visits rose by 5.5 percent over 2015, a new report says.
A volunteer who checks Hanging Lake regularly spotted this latest graffiti; arriving so soon after the perpetrator that the paint was still wet.
Companies like Xcel say they need to find additional ways to cover the costs of maintaining the electric grid. One solution could emerge from a Colorado pilot program.