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Election brings new torrent of themes, extremes

It’s too bad that we can’t give politicians a mandatory timeout. We could brighten the dreary stretch of time between November and April by forbidding campaign activity of all kind — no speeches, no fundraising, no self-serving press releases, no “town hall” meetings, no partisan attacks. Alas, such is not the case. While most of… Continue Reading Election brings new torrent of themes, extremes

Folks who live near the Gulf of Mexico are well aware of red tides. During such phenomena, the Gulf’s crystalline blue waters turn a murky red, thanks to sudden algal blooms. Oxygen-deprived fish die and wash up on beaches, while humans may become severely ill from eating shellfish contaminated with red-tide toxins. Substitute “Democratic elected… Continue Reading Red tide could produce state’s next GOP governor

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Senator promotes petition to expand shooting

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U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is urging Coloradans to sign a petition to develop more shooting ranges for the public. Udall is also urging his colleagues to hold a hearing on his bill to develop more shooting ranges. The Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act would give states the flexibility to spend federal funds to… Continue Reading Senator promotes petition to expand shooting

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U.S. Senator Mark Udall says there is no reason to worry about the use of hydraulic fracturing to free up oil and gas deposits if it’s done properly. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, involves injecting vast amounts of water and chemicals to open deeply buried gas formations. People living near drilling areas have complained about water… Continue Reading Udall says oil and gas fracking safe

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Colorado Sen. Mark Udall has joined two other U.S. Senators to expand the availability of renewable energy leasing programs. Udall, Sheldon Whitehouse, a Democrat from Rhode Island, and Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican,  introduced the REAL Act to offer wider leasing options for residential solar and renewable energy products. “Making renewable energy more affordable for… Continue Reading Udall hopes to expand renewable leasing programs

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