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Colorado Senate rolls back anti-Tesla law

In an epic win for automakers such as Tesla and Rivian, and electric vehicles as a whole, the Colorado Senate passed SB20-167. If the Colorado House also approves the bill, EV producers will be able to sell their products directly to consumers. They can then bypass the traditional dealership system, as Tesla has been doing in […]

March 3rd

EVs: Colorado joins push for Zero Emissions Vehicles

Last year, outgoing Colorado governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive ordercommitting his state to joining the Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) program spearheaded by the California Air Resources Board. The order directed several state agencies to determine what would be necessary to make the CARB plan the law in Colorado. Image by Dustin Cox via Pexels By Steve […]

January 22nd

Don’t frack so close to me: Colorado voters will weigh in on drilling distances from homes and schools

Coloradans will vote on a ballot initiative in November that requires new oil and gas projects to be set back at least 2,500 feet from occupied buildings. If approved, the measure – known as both Initiative 97 and Proposition 112 – would mark a major change from their state’s current limits: 500 feet from homes […]

September 27th

Wind vs coal in the wild, wild west

In the topsy-turvy world of today’s renewable energy landscape, odd things are happening. One good example is the western US state of Wyoming. It is the nation’s single most coal-producing state, and yet it is also set to play a critical role in the 100% renewable energy plans of the City of Fort Collins, just […]

August 24th

Xcel Has More Faces Than Eve

By Chip Martin, Special to RGB In 1957, 20th Century Fox produced a movie called The Three Faces of Eve, starring Joanne Woodward as Eve White, a woman suffering from dissociative identity disorder (previously known as multiple personality disorder) who has three distinct personalities — the timid wife, the party girl and the stable woman […]

July 30th

Election 2012: Santorum sweeps CO, MN, MO – Can Romney survive?

There’s a funny thing about the GOP establishment narrative that Romney is the inevitable nominee… the man keeps losing primaries. Hm. The GOP narrative is factually challenged? Go figure… Tonight was supposed to be the night that Mittens nailed down the nomination, following his glorious victories in Florida and Nevada. Instead, he got his ass […]

February 8th

Anti-Fracking Film “Gasland” Gets Oscar Nomination

The folks from big oil must be gnashing their teeth right now, as the film that takes them to task for trashing rural America has been nominated for a Best Documentary Academy Award. “Gasland” has already won a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. This is the film where the homeowner sets his […]

January 25th