A new economic analysis released last week found that oil and gas companies operating on public and tribal lands in Colorado lost nearly $1 million in state revenue in 2019 due to leaky wells.
Sean Price is a writer for the Colorado Times Recorder based in Denver, Colorado. He studied political science and journalism at Gonzaga University. Reach him by email at [email protected]
85 News Stories Were Written About Denver’s Record-Breaking December Cold Snap, Only 4 Mentioned Climate Change
On Dec. 21, 2022, the temperature at Denver International Airport dropped 37° F (from 42° to 5°) in one hour, the largest recorded hourly drop in Denver in the National Weather Service’s tracking history.
Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) gave the first State of the State address of his second term Tuesday. During the speech, Polis trumpeted his work on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and explained his goal to end Colorado’s reliance on fossil fuels.
Denver Bishop Says It’s An ‘Act of Charity’ To Tell Gay And Trans People They ‘Don’t Conform To Nature’
Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal earlier this month where he complained about the media coverage surrounding November’s Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs, a hate crime at an LGBTQ bar that left five people dead and 18 injured.
2022 Campaign Cash Snapshot: 98% Of Oil & Gas, 87% Of Big Pharma Dollars Given to Republicans, Dark Money Groups Give Millions
This year in the lead-up to November’s midterm elections, prominent oil and gas and pharmaceutical companies mostly donated to Republican politicians and conservative-leaning groups, according to an analysis of state and federal campaign finance records by the Colorado Times Recorder. In Colorado, the Democratic party has held control of the Governor’s office and both chambers of the state legislature since 2018.
One day after a gunman killed five people and injured 18 more at an LGBTQ bar in Colorado Springs, Woodland Park TV evangelist and right-wing Christian pundit Andrew Wommack condemned homosexuality as a tool of Satan and complained that the media coverage of the shooting “went overboard” and was afraid to speak out against homosexuality.
CO Springs Radio Host Says He’s Annoyed Club Q Shooting Gets More Media Attention Than Crimes Committed by Immigrants
Last Wednesday, in the aftermath of the Club Q shooting in Colorado Springs, KVOR radio host Richard Randall complained about the media coverage of the tragedy, saying that news outlets don’t cover crimes committed by immigrants as extensively.
Last month, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC), the state agency that regulates oil and gas production, announced a date for a public hearing on requests for new rules concerning the cumulative environmental impacts of oil and gas production.
During an appearance on a radio show yesterday, Republican congressional candidate Barbara Kirkmeyer made false claims about an oil and gas field in Colorado, claiming that her opponent, state Rep. Yadira Caraveo (D-Thornton), and Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) are responsible for a lack of production.