Oil field workers in front of oil derrick

CEA’s Andrew Browning discusses the importance of energy and environmental policy to Colorado’s small businesses and farmers.

Susan Sarandon outside the U.S. District Court in Washington. Shailene Woodley and Rosario Dawson at Union Square in New York. Karenna Gore in Boston. They all have used their household names recently to protest pipelines, make headlines and back a “Keep It in the Ground” movement, regardless of any safety or regulatory stringency or its adverse impact on Americans who can’t afford higher energy bills. You know who isn’t making headlines? The 200-something breweries in Colorado which lean on energy to roast barley, power bottling equipment, and fuel delivery trucks, and the state’s 37,000 farmers who depend on local energy to manufacture fertilizer and fuel farming equipment and delivery trucks, the latter of which brings locally-grown, sustainable foods to table tops across the state.

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