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Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar described America’s changing energy outlook during his years in government and offered his insight on what it would look like during a webinar hosted by the Colorado Energy & Water Institute. Salazar described how energy independence is tied to national security and is a goal that consecutive administrations sought for decades—largely without success.

Above the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.--Shutterstock

A new report released by the Department of Interior shows that commercial and recreational activity on public lands continues to play a huge role in supporting economic growth and job creation in the United States, especially in Western states.

During a U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis field hearing in Boulder, Colo. Liberty Oilfield Services CEO Chris Wright testified about the innovations in the oil and natural gas industry has made to reduce emissions while powering economic growth.

In the wave of energy and environment legislation that passed through the Colorado General Assembly this year, one bill slipped through that received very little public spotlight – a proposal to charge a fee to customers of ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft to help combat air pollution and traffic congestion.