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Posts Tagged ‘oil’

Phased Energy Development and the Precautionary Principle: Good for Critters and Communities

Phased Energy Development and the Precautionary Principle: Good for Critters and Communities

photo and graphics courtesy Pete Morton The following is a summary of a presentation to PLAN-Boulder County on November 12th, 2012. To view the accompanying slides, click here. “All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise that the [...]

Fracking Disclosure is a Joke

Fracking Disclosure is a Joke

Governor John Hickenlooper, You've shown leadership in many areas since you were elected. However, when the recent advertisement underwritten by Colorado Oil and Gas Association came out with your photo and “boilerplate” industry propaganda [...]

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved. Now get Moving.”

BIFF Films: “You’ve been moved.  Now get Moving.”

The Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) has a motto for their Call 2 Action films – “You've been moved. Now get moving.” A group of environmental and social justice films are part of the BIFF Call 2 Action program – films [...]

Colorado to Preempt Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Industries

Colorado to Preempt Local Regulation of Oil and Gas Industries

With the introduction of the Halliburton Loophole in 2005, the federal government largely abdicated its role in regulating the water quality impacts of oil and gas extraction.  Local governments have been forced to step up, and communities in [...]