Articles by Richard Nemec

Colorado Governor Urges No Appeal of Oil, Gas Ruling; AG Disagrees

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered the state not to fight a court ruling that would require public safety, health and the environment to be protected as a precondition before allowing new oil and natural gas drilling. However, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said she would defy the governor, appealing the case to the Colorado Supreme Court.

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Voters Reject Local Oregon Anti-LNG Project Ballot Measure

A local ballot measure in Coos County, OR, intended to block a long-proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) project was rejected on Tuesday by voters amidst heavy spending by project backers and concerns that the "sustainable energy" measure was unconstitutional. More than 75% of the votes cast were against the proposal.

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