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Greenland oasis could benefit counties

Greenland oasis could benefit counties

Growth in northern El Paso and southern Douglas County has long depended on a single factor — and it’s not roads, drainage infrastructure, government regulation or land costs. It’s water. Without reliable and predictable sources of water to sustain development for the long future, communities can neither grow nor thrive. A variety of small providers… Continue Reading Greenland oasis could benefit counties

Who owns the mineral rights to land within the corporate boundaries of Colorado Springs? “We asked that question,” said City Councilor Brandy Williams, who co-chairs the council committee charged with creating regulations to govern oil and gas exploration and production in the city, “and we were told it would take too much research to answer.”… Continue Reading Who owns the rights under city land? Don’t assume

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Supporters of propane believe it is the answer to the country’s jobs, energy and clean-air problems — but environmentalists are no longer buying into those claims. Continue Reading Propane could answer fuel needs, but enviros skeptical

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Colorado Springs politicians and business leaders are hoping to capitalize on the increasing global thirst for oil and gas, opening the way to many new local jobs. Continue Reading Drilling for jobs: Oil and gas industry will yield employment

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Mining lives on outside Cripple Creek

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James Grafton, a prominent Colorado attorney, poet and historian once grouped the state’s settlements into four classes. Continue Reading Mining lives on outside Cripple Creek

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