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Colorado Legislature Beefs-Up Fracking Regulations
2011-12-15 06:15:46

The Colorado state legislature passed new laws this week intended to more closely regulate the natural gas extraction technique known as fracking. The most stringent in the country, the new rules will require drill companies to publish the exact content and concentration of chemicals used in extraction, information previously considered to be competitive trade secrets. State lawmakers passed the bill unanimously on Tuesday and plan to put the regulation into effect by April of next year....

2011-07-19 10:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado has joined the Western Governors University Board of Trustees. Hickenlooper was unanimously elected to serve on the governing board for the nonprofit, online university. The school was founded in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors, including former Colorado Gov. Roy Romer. WGU, which was established to increase higher education opportunities for working adults, offers online competency-based degrees in...

2011-06-02 09:33:00

DENVER, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Guillermo Vidal have issued proclamations honoring Deep Rock Water on its 115th anniversary this year. In order to celebrate with a big birthday bash, Deep Rock Water has signed on to be the presenting sponsor of the City Park Jazz concert series this summer. Deep Rock Water also announces that the company will be taking donations and providing a portion of the proceeds from sales at the jazz concert...

2011-05-18 10:16:00

DENVER, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchant Energy Partners, LLC, will host a groundbreaking ceremony on May 23, 2011, for its East Cheyenne Gas Storage (ECGS) natural gas storage project near Sterling, Colorado. Industry and government officials as well as Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will be in attendance. The groundbreaking is at 11:00 a.m. MDT at the site of the ECGS project, one-half mile east of 17931 CR 72 in Peetz, Colorado. Governor Hickenlooper will deliver remarks, and...

2010-11-08 00:00:46

CIO Colorado has been launched as a citizens' task force to fill the need for an office of innovation within the State of Colorado "“ Chief Innovation Office. It will support economic development reform with the goal of turning around the State of Colorado's economy leading to the formation of new business and creation of new jobs. Centennial, Colorado (PRWEB) November 7, 2010 Within the next sixty days, CIO Colorado plans to solicit ideas for economic development, develop them for...

2010-04-19 05:00:00

DENVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- B-cycle is helping Denver residents increase daily activity and reduce carbon emissions with the country's first citywide bike-sharing system, Denver B-cycle. On April 22, the program will launch with 500 B-cycles at 50 B-stations around the city, offering a green alternative to cars for short commutes and errands. "Denver residents embrace healthy and sustainable living, so it's natural that Denver is now home to the first large-scale bike-sharing system...

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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.