natural gas http://kvnf.org en Connecting the Drops: Water and Power http://kvnf.org/post/connecting-drops-water-and-power <p>It takes water to produce electricity, but <em>how much</em> water varies a lot depending on the fuel source and the power generating technology.</p><p>In Colorado, around half a percent of our total water usage is used to generate electricity.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s a small percentage, says Stacy </span>Tellinghusen<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, water policy analyst for <a href="http://westernresourceadvocates.org/">Western Resource Advocates,</a> a non-profit conservation group, but adds that it’s not inconsequential.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 18:29:00 +0000 Connecting the Drops & Sam Fuqua 21542 at http://kvnf.org Connecting the Drops: Water and Power KVNF Local Newscast: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-wednesday-september-18-2013 <p></p><p><b>Headlines</b></p><ul><li>Hickenlooper&nbsp;Says Oil and Gas Safety is a Top Priority after Flooding</li><li>Lyons One of Hardest-Hit Areas in Floods</li><li><em>iSeeChange -&nbsp;</em>Signs of Floods to Come?</li><li>Floods Hurt One Grand Junction-area Business</li><li>Garfield County Gas Emissions Study Moves Forward&nbsp; Wed, 18 Sep 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Travis Bubenik 16147 at http://kvnf.org "War On Coal:" Behind the Rhetoric http://kvnf.org/post/war-coal-behind-rhetoric <p>This election season, some political opinions are being boldly expressed around the North Fork Valley. Yard signs read: “STOP THE WAR ON COAL—FIRE OBAMA.” Area coal miners demonstrated the same message on a rainy afternoon a few weeks ago. KVNF’s Ariana Brocious took a look at the economic realities behind the “war on coal” rhetoric.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:59:30 +0000 Ariana Brocious 14229 at http://kvnf.org "War On Coal:" Behind the Rhetoric State Launches Oil and Gas Water Quality Database http://kvnf.org/post/state-launches-oil-and-gas-water-quality-database <p>In an effort to give the public more information on the impact of oil and gas drilling in their communities – the Colorado Department of Natural Resources is launching a new public database on water quality near drilling well sites. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 15:05:55 +0000 1666 at http://kvnf.org