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Feb 11, 2020

Newscast for Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5:32 p.m.

  • Starting this fall, Colorado State University in Pueblo will offer a Bachelor's degree to study the cannabis plant. As KRCC's Ali Budner reports, it will become one of the first of its kind in the nation…
     
  • The Trump administration is hosting the first of two public hearings on a proposal to scale back a landmark environmental law. Representatives of oil and gas groups said today the law's multiyear environmental reviews of pipelines, coal mines and renewable energy projects kill jobs, increase costs and often outlast a project's economic feasibility. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis acknowledged the need to reduce red tape but said it must be done without weakening environmental protections. Activists held a rally outside the hearing at the regional headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Denver.