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  • Capitulation or deliberation? CSU shouldn’t rush into early closure of Martin Drake Power Plant

    Capitulation or deliberation? CSU shouldn’t rush into early closure of Martin Drake Power Plant0

    • December 6, 2017

    If the Board of the Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) doesn’t even know the per-kilowatt-hour cost for the municipal utility’s Martin Drake Power Plant – the power plant it is charged with overseeing – then the Board has no business making financial decisions that will dramatically impact the lives of every CSU ratepayer. Yet, that’s exactly

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  • EPA report is blessing in disguise for fracking advocates0

    • December 19, 2011

    by Donovan Schafer In a recent report, the EPA linked groundwater contamination in Pavillion, Wyoming, to the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) used to extract oil and gas. You can almost hear the collective “Hooray!” from anti-fracking advocates. But the actual data in the EPA report make it clear that fracking is safe. The

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  • Federal Pay Freeze Should Precede a Larger Fiscal Conversation0

    • December 16, 2010

    by Barry Fagin As a long-time, hard-working federal employee who gives up a lot to work where he does, I have just one thing to say about the proposed federal employee pay freeze. I think it’s a terrific idea. Well, maybe not exactly terrific, particularly if you think about how little difference it would actually

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