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Talk Infrastructure - Build Keystone XL Pipeline

Vice President Joe Biden underscored the administration's call for infrastructure spending... that focused on the country's deteriorating delivery and transportation systems... the U.S. needs major investments in energy infrastructure.  

Opinion: Approving Energy Exports Would Unlock Huge Economic Growth

The Department of Energy recently approved an application from Alaska LNG to export natural gas. But there's a catch: these exports can only go to nations where the United States has a free-trade agreement in place.  

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper joins call to allow exports of U.S. oil

Gov. John Hickenlooper is throwing his support behind a national call to allow the export of crude oil produced in the U.S. Exports of domestic crude have been banned since the OPEC oil embargo in 1975.  

America's Good News Energy Story

The U.S. is set to reap big strategic rewards from the fracking revolution.  

North Dakota [and CO] can join Wyoming lawsuit against hydraulic fracturing rules

A federal judge in Wyoming has allowed North Dakota and Colorado to intervene with Wyoming in a lawsuit challenging new rules for oil and gas drilling on federal land.  

University of Colorado keeps its fossil fuel investments

Wind and solar power advocates failed to persuade the University of Colorado's governing Board of Regents Thursday to divest from coal, oil and gas.  

Impact of EPA proposed Ozone Standards (NAAQS) to Colorado

The Rocky Mountain Energy Forum held a press conference today to discuss EPA's proposal to lower ground-level ozone standard. The proposed standard "could be the most expensive regulation ever imposed on the American public." Many vocalized concerns over lowering the standard.  

Methane in drinking water unrelated to fracking, study suggests

Fracking doesn't appear to be allowing methane to seriously contaminate drinking water in Pennsylvania, a new study finds - contrary to some earlier, much publicized research that suggested a stronger link.