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  • Don’t Get Used to the Recent Drop in Gas Prices

    Don’t Get Used to the Recent Drop in Gas Prices0

    • September 29, 2022

    Despite Governor Polis’s last minute hand-wringing, the EPA has announced that expensive new gasoline requirements will absolutely be coming to the Denver Metro area. According to the Colorado Sun: The Environmental Protection Agency can’t let Colorado off the hook for imposing more expensive reformulated gas to fight ozone pollution beginning in 2024, the agency said in

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  • Polis Announces Push Back Against Looming EPA Mandates

    Polis Announces Push Back Against Looming EPA Mandates0

    • August 18, 2022

    In a rare break from his usual routine, Governor Jared Polis (D.) appears to be fighting back against unwelcome and costly environmental regulations for once. Per the Denver Gazette: In a reversal of his approach to federal ozone determinations three years ago, Gov. Jared Polis is poised to ask the Environmental Protection Agency to not rush

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  • Slaying a dragon: Pruitt strikes down the CPP

    Slaying a dragon: Pruitt strikes down the CPP0

    • October 11, 2017

    President Obama and the eco-left’s draconian federal scheme to regulate carbon emissions comes to an end, but Colorado still faces a similar dragon closer to home.  I don’t think I’ve ever written this, but thank goodness for the EPA! Well, actually, thank goodness for Administrator Pruitt’s announcement that he will “formally sign a proposal to

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  • EPA social media machine put on hold0

    • January 25, 2017

    This is the first presidential transition of complete social media saturation, and it should come as no surprise that the Trump Administration wants control of social media accounts from activist agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) where some staffers have threatened to undermine the new administration. According to an online media report, the

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  • EPA employees plan resistance to Trump agency reform efforts

    EPA employees plan resistance to Trump agency reform efforts0

    • January 23, 2017

    Back in November, the Independence Institute previewed what opposition the incoming Trump administration would likely face if campaign pledges to reform and reduce the size and scope of federal agencies like the Environmental Protection Administration, concluding that in many cases, personnel is policy. Newly leaked reports and sources within the agency hint that the personnel

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  • 2017 Colorado Energy Outlook

    2017 Colorado Energy Outlook0

    • November 18, 2016

    In the wake of one of the most surprising electoral outcomes in recent memory, we here at the Independence Institute have been assessing what the next few months, the 2017 Colorado legislative session, and the general future of energy policy in Colorado will look like under a President-elect Trump administration and a split legislature with

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