Items Tagged with 'ballot'


Oregon Sued for Rejecting Decarbonization Ballot Measures

A complaint has been filed in an Oregon court alleging Secretary of State Bev Clarno abused her power and lacked legal reasoning in rejecting two proposed ballot measures aimed at encouraging the state to use electricity from carbon-free sources and renewable sources for all retail electricity by 2045. Read More

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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Colorado Anti-Oil/Gas Group Turns Focus to Constitutional Amendment Measure

Rather than quibble about valid signatures for two anti-oil/natural gas measures (Initiatives 75 and 78) they were unsuccessful in getting on the Colorado statewide ballot this November, activist groups have turned their attention to opposing a measure that made it to the ballot (Initiative 71) seeking to limit state constitutional amendments through the ballot measure process. Read More

Colorado's Anti-Oil/Gas Sentiment Limited to Greater Denver Area, Analysis Shows

The majority of Colorado's anti-oil and natural gas activism is driven from outside of the state and is concentrated in the Denver metropolitan area, along with two nearby counties, Boulder and Larimer, according to an analysis completed by pro-energy industry group Protecting Colorado's Economy, Environment and Energy Independence. Read More