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A federal gas tax holiday might be popular. But it might not be useful.
“If we remove a gas tax, an economist would tell you that if you lower the price, you will increase demand,” said Morgan Bazilian, who directs the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. “By doing this, one could minimize ....
June 23, 2022
Mini nuclear power plants being developed in Colorado could generate electricity around planet and in space
“The urgency is the fact that Lake Powell is nearly out of water (threatening hydroelectric power in the West). Climate change is real and we are feeling the impacts,” said Colorado School of Mines nuclear engineer Jeff King.
June 21, 2022
Colorado has been spreading biosolids with “forever chemicals” on farms, records show. How dangerous is it?
Municipal sewage handlers across the nation, including Metro Water Recovery, have known about the presence and potential risks of PFAS chemicals in their effluent and biosolids since at least 2010, when a group of studies came out, said Christopher ....
June 20, 2022