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Thursday, November 1,2012

Eco-briefs | Boulder engineer competing for grant to jumpstart water reserve concept

By Boulder Weekly Staff
There are only five finalists left from a field of thousands of competitors in the GQ and Ketel One “A Gentleman’s Call” competition, which is handing out $100,000 to the winning business concept. Tom Rachlin, a 27-year-old engineer from Boulder, is one of the finalists.
Thursday, October 25,2012

Eco-briefs | Bag fees not just for airlines anymore

By Boulder Weekly Staff
In an effort to reduce the amount of paper and plastic bags used in the city, Boulder City Council approved an ordinance that requires shoppers to pay a 10-cent fee for each paper and plastic bag they use at the grocery store.
Wednesday, October 10,2012

Eco-briefs | Chimney Rock designated a national monument

By Boulder Weekly Staff
A thousand years ago, members of the Chaco civilization chose Chimney Rock as the site of a village of more than 200 homes.
Wednesday, September 19,2012

House votes for increased oversight in energy loans

By Adelina Shee
The Republican-led House of Representatives passed the ‘No More Solyndras’ Act in a 245-161 vote Sept. 14.
Thursday, September 13,2012

Solar energy program creates opportunity for low-income families in Lafayette

Energy bills are no small matter for families with low income.
Thursday, August 30,2012

Rally to protest dolphin hunting Aug. 31

The filmmakers from The Cove estimate that more than 20,000 dolphins and porpoises are killed each year off the coast of Japan.
Thursday, August 16,2012

Not so fast, EPA

Amid mounting criticism against a proposed copper mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, a group of independent environmental scientists are crying foul at an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assessment of the prospective project.
Thursday, July 26,2012

Battle cry issued from 180,000 opponents of Pebble Mine

Opponents of the proposed Pebble copper mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, have come out in full force, flooding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during a public comment period on the proposal with about 200,000 comments in opposition to the project, and the EPA is still counting.
Thursday, July 19,2012

Monumental messaging

Eight hundred volunteers for President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign have signed a letter asking the president to create new protections for natural areas in Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada, including 341 people from Colorado.
Thursday, July 12,2012

Save Monsanto now!

If the “Farmer’s Assurance Provision,” currently making its way through Congress as a rider to the House Agricultural Appropriations Bill, passes, it will allow the biotech industry to continue to sell unapproved, genetically modified seeds to farmers even during legal challenges to the seeds’ safety.