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  • The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver said it would be a waste of time to rule on the regulations, which govern hydraulic fracturing on federal lands, because the Trump administration has already begun the process of revoking them. The ruling left the status of the regulations unclear, and neither the federal Bureau of Land Management nor its parent...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 20- U.S. oil producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $2.5 billion to buy back its own stock, a plan worth roughly 10 percent of its outstanding shares at current prices. Anadarko, which has a 5 cent dividend that is far below peers, said it would spend $1 billion by December on buybacks and the remaining $1.5 billion by the end of...

  • The 12- inch valve will regulate wastewater pouring from the Gold King Mine in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, where the EPA inadvertently triggered a wastewater spill while excavating at the mine entrance in August 2015. That spill released 3 million gallons of wastewater containing aluminum, iron and other heavy metals and instantly...

  • LAS VEGAS— Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation's first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing and regulating pot lounges in Sin City. Nevada launched legal sales of recreational pot on July 1, and there's been heavy demand from tourists. The initial discussion...

  • DENVER— The U.S. Department of Transportation said Friday it fined Frontier Airlines $1.5 million for keeping passengers stuck on a dozen aircraft on the Denver airport tarmac for more than three hours amid a snowstorm last December. Passengers were held aboard 12 planes sitting on the tarmac for more than the three-hour limit set by law, the Transportation...

  • Prospective buyers look at a home in Ansonia, Conn.

    After two straight years of gains, the rate of home flipping flattened in the second quarter of this year.

  • KINGSTON, N.Y.— Kevin Corrado, publisher of the New Haven Register in Connecticut for the past three years, has been named publisher of the Daily Freeman in Kingston. The Hudson Valley newspaper reports that Corrado also will oversee operations at the Denver- based Digital First Media's other New York properties, including the Oneida Daily Dispatch; The...

  • "We all sort of scattered around the country when we evacuated, so we're trying to stay in touch, by phone, by Facebook, however we can," said Suzanne Trottier, who left her Key West, Florida home for Virginia almost a week ago as the hurricane approached. "Unfortunately we've been really, really looking on Facebook a lot because I have people down there I haven't heard...

  • "We all sort of scattered around the country when we evacuated, so we're trying to stay in touch, by phone, by Facebook, however we can," said Suzanne Trottier, who left her Key West, Florida home for Virginia almost a week ago as the hurricane approached. "Unfortunately we've been really, really looking on Facebook a lot because I have people down there I haven't heard...

  • The largest e-commerce company said it intended to create "HQ2", a headquarters that would be a "full equal" to its Seattle office, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said in a statement. Amazon was likely to land its second headquarters in a cheaper city than Seattle and score subsidies. Dallas, Houston, Toronto, St. Louis, Kentucky and Miami are a few that are committed to bid.

  • Sept 7- A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of environmentalists, photographers and other critics of Wyoming's so-called data-trespassing laws, which make it illegal for people to cross private property to take photos or collect data on public lands. Two laws passed last year by Wyoming's legislature prohibited collecting data, including...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 30- Tropical Storm Harvey inflicted more damage on the heart of the U.S. energy industry overnight after flooding the biggest U.S. refinery in Texas and then churning into Louisiana, causing fuel shortages and high gasoline prices that could afflict the country for weeks. Colonial Pipeline Co, the key artery serving the East Coast, said the lack of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil was down, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 5.5 percent at $1.8810 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, the highest since...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil was down, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 5.5 percent at $1.8810 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, the highest since...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 30- Tropical Storm Harvey inflicted more damage on the heart of the U.S. energy industry overnight after flooding the biggest U.S. refiner in Texas and then churning into Louisiana, causing fuel shortages and high gasoline prices that could afflict the country for weeks. That includes the biggest U.S. refinery, Motiva's Port Arthur facility, which...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil fell, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 6.5 percent at $1.8993 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, highest since July...

  • Aug 29- Galvanize, a for-profit software coding school that has raised $63 million in venture funding, plans to lay off 11 percent of its workforce, the company said on Tuesday. The five-year-old startup said the downsizing will affect 37 people at the company's headquarters in Denver, effective Friday, Robin Olsen, a spokeswoman, said. The layoffs come a month...

  • Aug 29- Galvanize, a for-profit coding school that has raised $63 million in venture funding, plans to lay off 11 percent of its workforce, the company told Reuters on Tuesday. The five-year-old startup said the downsizing will impact 37 people at the company's headquarters in Denver. The layoffs come a month after two other coding boot camps, Dev Bootcamp in San...

  • Since 2012, the EPA has been the lead sponsor of the Climate Leadership Awards program and conference, which recognizes companies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their internal operations and supply chains. In an email sent on Friday, the EPA announced it will no longer be involved in the awards or the conference. Under Administrator Scott Pruitt, who...

  • Aug 22- Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP is exploring an initial public offering of Gates Global LLC, three years after it acquired the U.S. auto parts and building products maker for $5.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Based in Denver, Colorado, Gates manufactures power transmission belts and fluid power products used in...