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Taking the deal: Energy firm trades leases for certainty on Roan Plateau -- The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel #ColoradoRiver

From The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel (Dennis Webb):

A landmark deal canceling federal oil and gas leases on the Roan Plateau leaves Bill Barrett Corp. with just a sliver of its former holdings there, but it has high hopes about the prospects for the 4,650 acres it still controls.

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Design of incentive programs for accelerating penetration of energy-efficient appliances

by S. de la Rue du Can, G. Leventis, A. Phadke and A. Gopal

de la Rue du Can, S., Leventis, G., Phadke, A. and Gopal, A. 204 more words

Journal Articles

An amazing chart of an amazing job-creating state; we owe a debt of gratitude to ‘Saudi Texas’ and the shale boom

Since the Great Recession started in 2008, employment has fallen along with the Labor Participation rate. It is only in the last 2 months that employment has gotten back to pre-recession levels for the US as a whole. 221 more words

GDP & Employment

Why China's big plan to cut emissions is good for tech business

What China does to curb its emissions is good both for the environment and for tech companies looking for a large market. So it’s worth paying attention to a report released Monday that argues that the world’s largest polluter could double its renewable energy use between 2010 and 2030 by investing $145 billion annually. 602 more words

Roan Plateau drilling deal hailed as win-win -- The Colorado Independent

From The Colorado Independent (Bob Berwyn):

A 15 year battle over fossil fuel drilling on northwest Colorado’s remote and rugged Roan Plateau ended last week with the type of compromise that’s rare in energy showdowns.

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