Does anybody else dive across the room to turn down the volume when that annoying commercial comes on featuring the Colorado ranch lady telling us how safe fracking is for the land, the water and the air?
State health officials, with the blessing of Gov. John Hickenlooper and the heads of the state’s three largest oil and gas producers — Noble Energy, Encana and Anadarko — have proposed a new set of rules to govern air pollution caused by the industry.
We weren’t exactly shocked to learn that the Colorado Oil and Gas Association has reportedly shelled out more than $110,000 to fight the city of Boulder’s ballot measure extending its moratorium on oil and gas exploration by five years.
The latest volley from Saudi clerics in the campaign to keep women off the streets — and no, we don’t mean like that — takes the tack of basic concern for the health and well-being of women and their innocent babies everywhere.