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Guest opinion: Gerald Braun: Community choice electricity is a better way to meet 21st century challenges

Link to the original article Colorado communities may soon be empowered to chart their own energy and climate futures. Thanks to the pioneering work of Boulder’s State Representative Edie Hooton and the passage of Colorado HB21-1269, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission is conducting an investigation to determine if the Colorado legislature should authorize Colorado cities …

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Xcel Agrees To Nearly $1 Million EPA Fine Over Coal Ash Storage At Problem-Plagued Comanche Power Plant

Read the article and watch the video here (CBS4) — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Monday a settlement reached with Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo) that will result in a $925,000 fine and requirements for increased monitoring and data gathering at the Comanche power plant near Pueblo. The penalties are the result of EPA allegations …

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Boulder County, City of Boulder, and City and County of Broomfield express disappointment in Supreme Court’s EPA ruling

West Virginia v. EPA decision hampers Colorado’s climate progress Boulder County, CO — On Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants under the Clean Air Act. The Court’s six-to-three ruling in West Virginia v. EPA directly and negatively hurts communities across Colorado and the …

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