by amy | 3:13 pm, April 1, 2013
By Brandon Ratterman
Almost 60 percent of Oregon’s electricity is generated from hydroelectric power, which is considered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a renewable energy resource. However, the state is struggling to meet the mandated renewable portfolio standard (RPS) of 15 percent renewable generation by 2015, as hydroelectricity generated at facilities built before 1995 [...]
by Randall Smith | 8:12 pm, September 19, 2012
Here’s an interesting pair of stories. Let’s start with this little gem.
An industry analysis released Tuesday shows that more than 200 coal-based units, including 11 in Colorado, are scheduled to be shut down or converted as a result of the Environ…
by Randall Smith | 9:39 pm, July 13, 2012
Congressman Scott Tipton held a town hall meeting in Alamosa today which I was fortunate enough to attend. Here are some of my thoughts from tonight’s meeting.
Tipton started the hour long meeting with a brief stump speech. “Bottom line, [the electio…
by Randall Smith | 6:00 am, June 13, 2012
I’m noting a touch of sarcasm in some of the links today. You have been warned.
Donations to Barack Obama’s campaign have dropped off a cliff.
Woohoo! We’re spending a billion dollars on free cell phones. Add that to …
by Randall Smith | 6:00 am, May 14, 2012
That’s how much oil is sitting under Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. Obama’s EPA will be sure we never see it. Also unseen is the end of the legislative session in Colorado as the Assembly spins up for Hickenlooper’s special session. I’m sure it will be “s…
by Randall Smith | 6:00 am, April 6, 2012
There’s a lot to be worried about with the largest tax hike in history coming up and the EPA doing it’s best to kill the economy. On the bright side, McDonald’s is allowed to include a toy in their Happy Meals in California. Isn’t life grand?
On to t…
by Amy Oliver | 2:57 pm, April 3, 2012
Score one for common sense. The Colorado Public Advocate reports that Dr. Ann Maest, a scientist with Boulder-based Stratus Consulting, dropped out of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mining conference this week in Denver amid challenges to her credibility following accusations that she fudged data to support a massive lawsuit against Chevron and its drilling [...]
by Randall Smith | 6:00 am, March 28, 2012
If the Democrats have their way, taxes with sky rocket and the deficit will, too, because they plan on spending every dime and more.
On to the links while we can still afford them.
Saguache County approved the construction of a pair of…
by Randall Smith | 6:00 am, March 22, 2012
You’re on your own for a witty and/or insightful lead in. I just don’t have it in me today. The good news, though, is that the EPA got their heads handed to them by the Supreme Court.
On to the links.
One bill and a constitutional amendm…
by Bob Adelmann | 11:39 am, February 9, 2012
It is any wonder that the economy cannot recover? Each regulation is like a 10-pound weight in the saddle bags of a race horse. Not only will they slow the horse down, in sufficient number they will kill the horse.keep looking »
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