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PNS Daily Newscast - July 23, 2019 


A bipartisan deal reached to avert U.S. government default. Also on our Tuesday rundown: a new report calculates the high hospital costs for employers. Plus, new legislation could help protect Florida's at-risk wildlife.

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Public News Service - CO: Climate Change/Air Quality

Denver, CO - Renewables are getting "energized" in Colorado this week. Senator Ken Salazar's annual energy summit is coming up Friday in Denver, and renewable energy will once again be a major focus. U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman will be a keynote speaker. Tom Acampora put solar panels on hi

Denver, CO - There's a loud chorus calling for the federal government to stop "blocking the road" to cleaner cars. A number of states and environmental groups are taking legal action against the E.P.A. over last month's denial of a waiver that would have allowed California to set emissions standards

Denver, CO – 'Green' is the new 'red, white and blue.' So says U.S. Representative Mark Udall of Colorado, a congressional proponent of an energy bill that would require more renewable sources of energy and raise fuel mileage standards. "The more we can drive new green energy sources and the

Denver, CO – Dry ski runs and fallow fields could be in Colorado's future if some of the dire predictions about climate change come true. Two bills currently in Congress aim to make dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades. David Dittloff with the National Wildli

"Live Earth" goes live this weekend, and Colorado won't be left out of the action. Local concerts and parties are planned across the state to bring awareness to climate change and to watch the series of rock-stravaganzas on each continent that will take place starting tonight. In Colorado, More tha

Coloradoans across the state will rally to ‘step up’ climate change awareness this Saturday. In the Denver area, dozens of congregations will join together for a rally called “People of Faith Step It Up.” The Reverend Peter Sawtell with Eco-Justice Ministries says dealing wi

Denver, CO - Westminster-based Tri-State Generation's plan to construct one of the country's largest coal-fired power plants near the Kansas border is drawing protests from near and far. Environmental groups and state officials from as far away as New York are crying foul over the global warming pol

Aspen, CO - Warmer days and shrinking seasons have ski areas feeling the heat from global warming. Climate changes in recent years have prompted Aspen Skiing Company (ASC) to add its voice to the chorus of states and environmental groups asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to addre

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