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Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than thought

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DENVER (AP) — Western Colorado has 40 times more natural gas than previously thought, but an immediate boom is unlikely because of low gas prices, government and industry experts said Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey said the Mancos Shale formation in Colorado’s Piceance (PEE’-yahns) Basin holds about 66.3 trillion cubic feet of gas, up from 1.6 trillion estimated in 2003. ...

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US Sen. John McCain calls for criminal probe into mine spill

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain called for a criminal investigation into actions by the Environmental Protection Agency that led to a mine spill polluting rivers in three Western states last summer. During a congressional hearing on the issue in Phoenix, McCain said EPA officials knew about the potential for catastrophe and failed to do proper testing before inadvertently ...

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Sourcewater CEO Josh Adler highlighted at upcoming NREL Industry Growth Forum Nov 3-4

Forum to feature business presentations from 30 clean energy startups plus panels and speakers featuring industry experts Boston, October 29, 2015 — Sourcewater CEO Josh Adler is scheduled to present at the NREL Industry Growth Forum Tuesday, November 3rd in Denver, Colorado. Sourcewater was chosen as one of thirty clean energy companies to present their business cases to a panel ...

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Power Zone Equipment completes $2.5 million pump rehabilitation project

Rebuilt pump project saves pipeline company half its original budget allows project completion in a fraction of original allotted time Power Zone Equipment has just completed work on a $2.5 million pump upgrade project for an NGL pipeline in East Texas. Originally, the owner investigated purchasing six new pumps. Power Zone’s engineers determined that by increasing the motor horsepower and ...

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Documents: Workers had no way to issue warning after spill

BILLINGS, Mont.— Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to government documents released Thursday. During that time, a trickle of water started by excavation work at the site grew to a torrent and 3 million gallons eventually poured ...

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Groups to sue EPA in effort to better regulate disposal of fracking waste

Eight environmental organizations announced today they intend to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to force it to set new and tighter standards for disposal of oil and gas drilling and fracking waste that they say threatens public health and the environment. The groups, in a notice of intent to sue filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., allege ...

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Evolution Midstream LLC entering oil and gas industry during mass exodus

Amid the crumbling of the oil industry, with companies bailing out left and right, one company jumps in-Evolution Midstream LLC. Based in Denver, the company will specialize in midstream solutions for natural gas, crude oil and produced water. The commitment of $300 million by EnCap Flatrock Midstream, a San Antonio based private equity firm, will help the company get established, ...

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Colorado energy companies spend top dollar on lobbyists

DENVER — Colorado state Sen. Leroy Garcia hit a powerful force — the well-funded energy lobby — during the 2015 legislative session when he tried to make the board that regulates utility companies representative of the entire state. “You can be up against 15 or 20 lobbyists easily,” Garcia said. “You’re spending your time talking to your colleagues about the ...

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