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Energy trade group pushing back against Democratic presidential candidates' climate policies

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An energy trade group based in Denver has responded to some of the comments made during Tuesday night's Democratic National Committee candidate debate about climate change policies the candidates would enact against the oil and gas industry, particularly an end to drilling on federal lands.

Tri-State to close all coal operations in Colorado and New Mexico

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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association announced that it will shutter all of its coal operations in an effort to transition to renewables. 

The Westminster-based Tri-State's coal-powered facilities -- a New Mexico coal-fired power plant and a Colorado coal plant and mine on the west slope along the Yampa Valley -- will shutter all operations by the end of 2020 and 2030, respectively. 

Stocks reach new records while oil prices drop after Trump action on Iran

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By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square

Stocks reached new records and oil prices dropped Wednesday after President Donald Trump's announcement on curtailing the conflict with Iran.

The boost came after U.S. stocks closed in the red on Tuesday, expressing investors' concerns about conflict in the Middle East and after Iran launched more than a dozen missile against two military bases in Iraq.