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Weld County Breathes a Sigh of Relief!

August 30, 2016 Take a deep breath in, and breathe out a sigh of relief, Weld County! The Colorado Secretary of State’s office announced on Monday, August 29 that the two remaining anti-oil and gas ballot initiatives—Initiatives 75 and 78—both failed to gather enough valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot. To make the [...]

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What does energy independence mean?

It was almost 42 years ago that President Richard Nixon first called for a move toward energy independence. The oil embargo of 1973 caused the price of a barrel of crude oil to jump rapidly from $3.00 to $12.00 as the U.S. was experiencing a massive shortage. In today’s dollars, the sharp rise in prices would [...]

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