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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. 

Commentary - The U.S-Iran ‘Maximum Pressure’ Campaign: A new proxy war in the Middle East?

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The United States has hurled its first airstrikes in nearly a decade against Iran-backed militia forces in Iraq and Syria. Cloaked under the umbrella of a 'maximum pressure' campaign, whereby draconian U.S economic sanctions compel Iran to more worthwhile enterprises at the table of negotiations, it now seems evident, that, this 'political betrothal' is now steering the US into a new proxy war in the Middle East.