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Thursday, January 2,2014

Farmers’ suit against Monsanto reaches Supreme Court

Suit affects hundreds of thousands of farmers

By Joel Dyer
A plaintiff group are seeking protection from potential Monsanto patent infringement lawsuits when Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) pollen contaminates organic or non- GE crops by way of drift or other accidental means.
Thursday, January 2,2014

Flooding, fracking among legislative priorities for county’s lawmakers

By Jefferson Dodge
Sen. Matt Jones (D-Louisville) says he and Rep. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) plan to revive — and strengthen — a bill that didn’t survive last year’s session that would have increased daily fines assessed to oil and gas companies for spills and other regulatory violations.
Thursday, December 19,2013

The fracking/real estate conundrum continued

Oil and gas shale boom threatens mortgage markets

By Joel Dyer
To control risk, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have established rules that do not allow them to purchase home mortgages on properties that are engaged in industrial activities that deal with, among other things, the transport or storage of toxic substances such as chemicals, oil and gas products or radioactive materials.
Thursday, December 19,2013

City to spend $4 million cleaning up teahouse property

Critic: Plan is inadequate, taxpayers should demand that Xcel chip in now

By Jefferson Dodge and Joel Dyer
Boulder is planning to shell out $4 million to clean up the environmental contamination on the property that is now home to the Dushanbe Teahouse. But one of the nation’s experts on such projects says the remediation does not go far enough and leaves the taxpayers holding the bag.
Thursday, December 12,2013

The fracking/real estate conundrum

Are home value declines near wells another multi-billion dollar subsidy for oil and gas industry?

By Joel Dyer
New research indicates that many of the 15.3 million Americans living within a mile of a hydraulically fractured well that’s been drilled since 2000 may have lost or be in the process of losing up to 15 percent of their property values because of fracking.
Thursday, December 5,2013

Commissioner candidate asks court to reject Domenico’s re-election bid

By Jefferson Dodge
Alan Rosenfeld, the candidate who is taking on County Commissioner Cindy Domenico in next year’s Democratic primary, has filed a petition asking a judge to declare Domenico ineligible to run for another term.
Wednesday, November 27,2013

Terminally homeless in Boulder

Man struggles with kidney failure while living on the streets

By Jefferson Dodge
Jason Balousek suffers from kidney failure and has been told he only has a matter of weeks to live. When he heard that news, it made him happy, much to his doctor’s surprise.
Thursday, November 21,2013

Dailies to hike subscription rates in new online paywall plan

By Jefferson Dodge
As the Boulder Daily Camera, Longmont Times-Call and their sister papers in the region implement a paywall to begin charging for their online content beginning Dec. 2, they will also increase print subscription rates.
Thursday, November 21,2013

Sequester may shutter CU faculty research, labs

By Jake Kincaid
Christopher Lowry's treatments could improve the lives of millions of people. The only problem is, since the sequester, he can’t find anyone to pay him to finish his research.
Thursday, November 14,2013

Two CU articles on Pollock mysteriously disappear

By Jefferson Dodge
Two 2001 news stories outlining a tenure controversy surrounding CU’s newly named Professor of the Year appear to have been blocked from a former campus newspaper’s search engine.
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