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Revised priority: Springs might not be a clean-tech hub, but industry won’t be ignored

Revised priority: Springs might not be a clean-tech hub, but industry won’t be ignored

While clean technology was the fastest-growing industry in Colorado over the past five years, it’s not likely to be the linchpin of economic growth in Colorado Springs. And economic leaders say that might be OK. The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance has declared clean tech, which includes renewable energy manufacturing, installation and maintenance, a focus… Continue Reading Revised priority: Springs might not be a clean-tech hub, but industry won’t be ignored

Colorado snowpack up, but not enough

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Forecasters say February snowstorms helped increase snowpack in Colorado, but not enough to solve the state’s water problems. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Tuesday that statewide snowpack increased to 81 percent of average, up 9 percentage points from the 72 percent of average recorded on Feb. 1. Forecasters say despite these gains, this year’s… Continue Reading Colorado snowpack up, but not enough

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The Governor’s Energy Office is kicking off a campaign making $18 million in rebates available for Coloradans to buy energy-saving appliances and make their homes more energy efficient. Energy Office Director Tom Plant will discuss the “Recharge Colorado” program Tuesday at the Sears store in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood. The state will officially launch the… Continue Reading Colo. to dole out $18M for energy-saving measures

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Clean Jobs Act good for Colorado economy

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Colorado is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live, with its plentiful outdoor activities and beautiful views. However, those views are sometimes compromised by haze and ozone, and these issues have caused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to keep a close eye on the state, and the Denver Front Range in particular,… Continue Reading Clean Jobs Act good for Colorado economy

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Business groups and environmental organizations are locking horns again over a bill that would open the Outer Continental Shelf to deep-sea oil drilling. Businesses say that the American Conservation and Clean Energy Independence Act will reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil; conservationists and environmentalists claim that the nation would be better served by focusing… Continue Reading Big oil, enviros at it again

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Marketers becoming savvy at promoting sustainable sheen Polar bears are drowning. Heat waves are killing people every year. About 30 percent of all species are threatened by rising temperatures. Death, famine, disease – all attributed to a planet on fire from global warming. So what to do? Have a fashion show. Take your own bags… Continue Reading All that glitters isn’t green

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