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Underground coal fire being investigated as a potential source of ignition in fast-moving, destructive Marshall Fire
“There’s not much you can do from the outside to stop these fires because often the coal produces enough oxygen, in the coal bed itself, to keep those fires going,” said Jurgen Brune, a professor in mining engineering at the Colorado School of Mines ....
January 21, 2022
Colorado oil and gas wells are constantly changing hands. Some risk becoming costly “orphans” along the way.
Brad Handler, a researcher at the Colorado School of Mines’ Payne Institute for Public Policy, says that “in a way, private companies have often proven to be more stable operators, more consistent operators than public ones. … They don’t have to ....
January 19, 2022
Biden's green agenda requires batteries, but building them is dirty business
The transition will require mining massive quantities of metals and minerals, a practice that carries its own pollution, said Jordy Lee, a program manager at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines.
January 18, 2022