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The Arctic 8 and the New Cold War

Posted by admin on October 18, 2019

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For most of recorded history, the Arctic has been classified as no man’s land, a sprawling, icy desert inhabited only by creatures built explicitly for the task. In recent decades, however, cutting edge technology and drastic updates in transportation have turned the Arctic from an alien landscape into a potentially viable source of ever-important oil and gas.  As the Arctic gets closer, a group of eight nations is laying their claim to the valuable stretch
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Colorado Rising Is Pushing the State Farther to the Left

Posted by admin on October 11, 2019

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Anti-fracking protest group Colorado Rising has filed suit against the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) in the hopes of putting a complete stop to any more drilling permits until regulations are rewritten to take into account new legislation, SB-181. SB-181 Strikes Again In a suit filed on Wednesday, infamous anti-fracking group Colorado Rising demanded that a judge put a halt to any and all new drilling permits issued by the COGCC. The rabble-rousing nonprofit
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Trouble Follows AOC Home From Colorado Trip

Posted by admin on October 4, 2019

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On a recent out-of-district trip, freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continued to transfix audiences as she continued to drum up support for her controversial Green New Deal. Unfortunately for crowds smitten with the New York Rep, the aftermath of AOC’s trip has become mired in potential scandal. Why Was She in Colorado? At every moment in her trip, the New York rep continued her rampage against the oil and gas industry, taking time out from legislating
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The 2020 Attack on Fracking

Posted by admin on September 27, 2019

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As a tumultuous 2019 winds down, United States citizens are bracing themselves for what is sure to be one of the most combative Presidential elections in history. Once the mud-slinging and name-calling have been set aside, it seems that the most significant issue being debated is the United States’ energy future. As the call for climate action gains more traction, several Democratic presidential candidates have jumped on the bandwagon by calling for an outright ban
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New Mexico Offers Free Tuition to Two- and Four-Year State Colleges on Oil and Gas Strength

Posted by admin on September 20, 2019

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On Wednesday, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham drew a standing ovation when she announced a plan to fund tuition throughout the state. The laudable agenda is only possible thanks to the state’s booming oil and gas sector. The Tuition Bill In a nation where the cost of higher education is soaring commensurate with its necessity in the workplace, Gov. Lujan Grisham’s plan is commendable. According to Forbes, the price of college tuition is growing eight