Newspaper Articles – Kenneth Artz

Hickenlooper Urges BLM Not to Overreach on Sage Grouse Protections

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is siding with Centennial State ranchers and energy and natural resource producers, urging the U.S.

Global Warming Activist James Hansen Says Nuclear Is the Answer

Prominent global warming activist James Hansen is urging environmental groups to rally behind nuclear power to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Texas Officials Release Water Shortage Plans

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a report urging “game-changing” innovations to state water policies to deal with future water shortages.

Teachers Unions Push Back Against Teacher Evaluations

Colorado’s largest teachers union is challenging a 2010 law that includes a new procedure for teacher firings.

House Passes Bill to Expedite Energy Production on Federal Lands

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would remove obstacles to the permitting process for oil and natural gas production on federal lands.

Obama Signs Bipartisan Bill to Expedite Bakken Fracking

President Barack Obama signed legislation expediting the permitting process for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands in the Bakken Shale basin in western North Dakota.

Study: Fracking Cuts Energy Costs, Raises Living Standards

The recovery of natural gas through smart drilling and hydraulic fracturing is cutting energy costs and raising living standards throughout the United States, a newly published study has found.

Seven States Sue EPA to Restrict Wood-Burning Stoves

Seven states have filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency, seeking tougher restrictions on wood-burning heaters.