Oil and gas execs are gearing up for next week's 25th annual Rocky Mountain Energy Summit in Denver, a four-day back-slapping celebration of the boom in hydraulic fracturing -- or the "Shale Revolution," as the true believers call it. But even as the industry ogles the vast reserves of natural gas a ... More >>
This could get tiring. Senator Mark Udall has announced that he will head to the Senate floor every day to push the same piece of legislation -- the Wind Production Tax Credit -- until Congress responds and passes it. That means speech after speech after speech on the same issue, until, you kno ... More >>
Mark MangerIt's distressing to learn that the good folks of Bent County are shelling out thousands of dollars a month to lobbyists in an effort to "repurpose" the decrepit, soon-to-be-shuttered state prison at Fort Lyon. After all, we suggested five amazingly practical new uses for the old pl ... More >>
On Friday, August 1, the Rocky Mountain News published its fourth piece in a week on the wind turbine in Wray that's part of the DNC's carbon offsets program. An op-ed essay from Russell Simon, the communications manager for the Carbonfund.org foundation in Washington, D.C., it was also the third p ... More >>
The non-profit arts advocacy group Americans for the Arts identified four dozen projects across the country for individual awards at its meeting in Philadelphia last weekend. The group mostly represents bureaucrats in the world of public arts administration and the politicians who help pass legislat ... More >>
Looks aren't everything.