Vail Resorts is doing aggressive work on the ground to reduce its energy consumption but is generally soft-spoken about global warming and the company’s role, if any, in fighting it.
The strange, improbable deal united vastly different partners — one that mines black coal and another that sells holidays on white snow. The partners come from opposite ends of America’s political divide, but they agree it’s good to put an otherwise wasted resource to use.
Working to turn the heat up, and down, in DC.
Breathing new life into an effort to fight climate change.
The director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission sought to reassure Pitkin County commissioners on Wednesday that appropriate actions were being taken to contain, and find the source of, a mysterious plume of hydrocarbons threatening Parachute Creek.
Of the pack of natural gas wells that SG Interests wants to drill in Pitkin County, there is one lead dog, and that’s well 8-89-31 #1. And if 8-89-31 #1 keeps its lead status, it would be the first gas well drilled and fracked in Pitkin County in decades.
Federal and state officials, along with a trio of Garfield County commissioners, heard loud and clear from 30 of the citizens at the meeting that drilling for gas in the Thompson-Divide area was not a good idea.
Both antitrust inquiries arose from a snarl of bad blood, clashing, and lawsuits between shifting factions of gas operators competing for stakes — territory, infrastructure and loyalties among them — in the expanding Ragged Mountain and Thompson Divide areas in the early and mid-2000s.
ASPEN – Pitkin County could receive at least $3 million in annual rent from a proposed new private jet center—a sum that is 16 times more than what the current fixed-base operator pays at Sardy Field.
On Wednesday, Sept. 28 the Roaring Fork Biomass Consortium hosted a regional biomass summit at Carbondale town hall. The day included a number of presentations on the feasibility of biomass in the Roaring Fork River valley region. At the biomass summit, Aspen Journalism presented an audio slideshow with photos and audio captured during an educational […]