Blog Archive

by Kathleen Sgamma, President on October 25, 2017 - 8:57am

Environmental Groups Should Follow Our Lead & Release Their Emails

Monday, an environmental group filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit asking for communications between Western Energy Alliance, other industry groups and the Department of the Interior regarding sage...

by Kathleen Sgamma, President on October 18, 2017 - 10:35am

I wish, like James Joyce and Friedrich Nietzsche, I could draw ample literary references from ancient Greek and Roman poets and philosophers, but alas, when the need arises, my head goes to Seinfeld. The show just had a knack of succinctly summarizing common situations in a funny and memorable way.

So it was when reading this article about a zero energy district in Ft. Collins. The city, Colorado State University, and the Colorado Clean Energy Cluster had garnered taxpayer money and private funds for the project to make a district that generated as much energy as it used. The focus...

by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on October 12, 2017 - 1:57pm

The White House kicked off a regulatory reform initiative last week as the federal government enters the first full fiscal year of President Trump’s term. Vice President Pence gathered leaders of numerous agencies to discuss ways the government can rein in overreaching regulations to...

by Greg Schrab, Corporate Environment Health and Safety (EHS) Manager for SM Energy on October 10, 2017 - 7:24am
Fall is upon us, but if you’ve been paying close attention to nature like I do, you’ve already begun to notice birds migrating for the season. As a self-proclaimed “bird nerd” watching the incredible diversity of birds in the West has become a passion.

As the Corporate Environment Health and Safety...

by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on October 5, 2017 - 3:47pm

Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke recently gave a speech on making American an energy superpower at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC. Located a block of away from Senate office buildings, the think tank occasionally hosts members of the president’s cabinet. Historically, speeches...