Mark Udall


Tue February 14, 2012

Udall Mines Clarification For Good Samaritan Cleanup Rules

Water poluted by high mineral content flows from the abandoned Argo Mine near Idaho Springs.
Bruce McAllister Environmental Protection Agency - Public Domain

Colorado Senator Mark Udall took to the US Senate floor Tuesday morning in an attempt to find better ways volunteers can legally help clean up abandoned hard rock mines in the west. Polluted water flows out of these mines and that can contaminate entire watersheds.

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Wed February 8, 2012

Co. Lawmakers Fight to Save Expiring Wind Energy Tax Credit

Courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems

Eight members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation are calling on Congress to save a federal tax credit for the wind industry. The bipartisan group delivered a letter ahead of a committee meeting on Tuesday.

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Mon January 23, 2012

Sen. Udall Seeks Bipartisanship, Rep. Lamborn Skips State Of The Union

The 2011 State of the Union
Lawrence Jackson Executive Office of the President (Public Domain)

The non partisan think tank No Labels says over 100 members of Congress will cross party lines and sit with a member from the opposite party for Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. But one Colorado Congressmen won’t even be there.

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Thu January 19, 2012

Proposed Internet Piracy Law Strikes a Chord at Udall Town Hall

Grace Hood

Senator Mark Udall swung through Northern Colorado yesterday with stops in Greeley, Brighton and Fort Collins. While the focus was on jobs and the economy, it was a proposed Internet piracy law that attracted a lot of discussion at a town hall on the Colorado State University campus.

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Wed January 18, 2012

Net Goes █████████ In Protest Today

Screencap of how appears today (01/18/2012) during the internet protest of SOPA/PIPA

People attempting to access Wikipedia across Colorado and the US Wednesday morning were met with a dark screen. What gives? The massive user edited online encyclopedia has blocked US users from creating and reading its entries to protest the controversial SOPA/PIPA anti-piracy bills.

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