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Brad McCloud of Environmentally Conscious Consumers for Oil Shale (ECCOS) spoke at January’s Community Networking meeting in Rangely. McCloud discussed the world economy’s dependence on oil and the viability of oil shale as a resource in coming decades.

Keep your home warm this winter with LEAP help

RBC I Winter has arrived in Colorado bringing cold weather and leaving many Coloradans struggling with the costs of heating their homes. Colorado’s Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) offers help to eligible Coloradans by providing financial assistance with home heating bills. LEAP will continue to accept applications through April 30, 2013.

Free screening in Meeker Friday

MEEKER I The Colorado Environmental Coalition and Arcos Films would like to invite you to a free screening of “Switch,” a new award-winning documentary that moves past the politics to deliver the straight answers on energy.

BLM extends deadline

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment deadline for its Draft White River Field Office Oil and Gas Resource Management Plan Amendment an additional 45 days, to Jan. 28, 2013.

WREA electric rates to increase

MEEKER I Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association of Denver, Colo., which supplies all of the power for White River Electric Association, Inc. (WREA), will be implementing a rate increase and change the way it bills the 44 member cooperatives effective Jan. 1, 2013.

WARM keeps warming

RBC I The WARM program in Rangely is at work again for the next several cold months. Winter assistance resource management (WARM) is a volunteer-run program supported by donations and grants.

Advanced actions to save energy

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge continues with this last article on the advanced actions listed in the Energy Diet Challenge checklist.

Are you losing yet? Maintaining your energy diet

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist has three sections of action items you can implement to your home to save on energy usage and on energy costs.

Make home comfort a priority

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist is available at various locations in the community. Let’s continue to look at the nice and easy “Do Right Away” action items in the Energy Diet Challenge checklist.

Five nice, easy actions to save

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist is available at various locations throughout the community. With checklist in hand, let’s continue to look at the nice, easy “Do Right Away” action items in the energy diet checklist.

The energy diet: Nice and easy

RBC I Recently, Yampa Valley Data Partners and the Northwest Colorado Energy Steering Committee have published an Energy Diet Challenge Checklist that will help you take the first of many steps required to assess and take action in an Energy Diet for your home or business.

Colorado gas prices falling

RBC I Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80/g, according to gasoline price website ColoradoGasPrices.com.