May 22, 2016 by Leave a Comment
RBC I Let’s be honest: The future of the U.S. economy is bleak. A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts that the U.S. economy will grow only 2 percent this year, a downward revision of the already anemic 2.4 percent growth predicted late last year.
August 11, 2015 by Leave a Comment
RBC I The last time the United States updated its energy strategy, the iPhone didn’t exist. George W. Bush was still president. And the energy landscape looked entirely different than it does today: The cost of putting solar panels on your roof was twice as expensive, and the U.S. only produced about 5 million barrels […]
August 9, 2015 by Leave a Comment
RBC I One of America’s most respected environmental non-profit organizations has traded in one kind of green for another. Some of the Sierra Club’s board members and most important donors have put the almighty dollar before Mother Earth by encouraging the organization to engage in activities that bolster their bottom line.
April 15, 2015 by Leave a Comment
MEEKER I White River Electric Association applauds the Colorado House of Representatives’ passage of Senate Bill 15-046.
March 11, 2015 by Leave a Comment
RBC I The economic development directors of Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties announced late last week the release of a report outlining measures of the economic activity associated with coal mining and associated electrical power generation in the three-county Yampa-White River Region.
December 16, 2014 by Leave a Comment
RBC I White River National Forest Supervisor Scott Fitzwilliams announced on Tuesday the release of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Draft Record of Decision (ROD) for future oil and gas leasing on the Forest.
November 28, 2014 by Leave a Comment
RBC I On a crisp fall day lined with cottonwoods as yellow-bright as balls of flame, I take a gravel shortcut from Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon toward Vernal, an energy boomtown of some 10,000 souls.
September 11, 2014 by Leave a Comment
RANGELY I Citizens and groups keeping a close eye on an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision that could affect local coal mine and power plant operations could have six more weeks to wait.
August 5, 2014 by Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON I U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO), who serves on the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, met with representatives from European embassies Tuesday and underscored his commitment to expanding U.S. liquefied natural gas exports to our allies and trading partners abroad.
July 27, 2014 by Leave a Comment
RBC I As Americans hop in their cars this summer, gasoline prices are at a six-year high. Thanks to surging demand and continued turmoil in Iraq, gas is quickly approaching $4 per gallon.
June 23, 2014 by Leave a Comment
RBC I Researchers in Colorado just came forward with a shocking claim: hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” the decades-old method of using a high-velocity mixture of water, sand and chemicals to blast through rock to release oil and gas deposits, causes birth defects. There’s just one hitch: it isn’t true.