Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Noble Energy Inc., Colorado’s largest oil producers, are waging a media campaign to promote the benefits of hydraulic fracturing as residents push statewide measures to restrict the drilling technique as a threat to the environment.
The Bellagio Fountains gush 460 feet (140.2 meters) high every 15 minutes nightly. Golf courses carpet the desert, as they have since Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack played Las Vegas. And the casino restaurants still serve water without asking.
At Success Academy Union Square, a charter school in Manhattan, parents dropping off kindergartners one frigid morning include a radiologist with a Louis Vuitton bag slung over one shoulder and a fashion designer married to an investment banker. Some arrive in taxis.
President Barack Obama, who has vowed to make fighting global warming a focus of his remaining years in office, yesterday unveiled initiatives to mitigate what aides say are the effects of an already changing climate.
The University of Colorado and a psychiatrist who counseled James Holmes, charged with first- degree murder for a movie theater shooting that left 12 people dead, were sued by the wife of a victim of the July rampage.