U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet on Feb. 1, 2019. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Michael Bennet will oppose Colorado native David Bernhardt’s nomination as Interior secretary

The Colorado Democrat's decision represents a reversal from his prior vote to support Bernhardt for the agency's No. 2 post

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Deep mountain snow raised Lake Mead, Lake Powell water lines. But for the first time, supply cuts loom downstream.

The Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan inked this spring is triggering “a new era” of mandatory cuts for Arizona and Nevada

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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing

Colorado's adoption of ZEV rule means more electric vehicles will be on sale in the state. Commissioner Tom Gonzales voting against the rule.