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President Biden plans to nominate Denver airport CEO to head FAA

By David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer The White House said Wednesday that President Joe Biden plans to nominate Phillip Washington, the CEO of Denver International Airport, to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. Washington is well known to Biden administration figures. In late 2020, he served on Biden’s transition, leading a team that advised the incoming […]

Posted inEnvironment, News

Federal judge throws out Trump-era rollbacks on endangered species

By Matthew Daly, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a host of actions by the Trump administration to roll back protections for endangered or threatened species, a year after the Biden administration said it was moving to strengthen such species protections. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar in Northern California […]

Posted inClimate, Environment, News

Supreme Court limits EPA’s authority to curb power plant emissions

By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News

Loveland police officer who roughly arrested elderly woman with dementia will stand trial for assault, judge rules

LOVELAND — A former Colorado police officer involved in the rough arrest of an elderly woman with dementia should stand trial for assault, a judge ruled Monday. District Judge Michelle Brinegar said there is probable cause for the charge against former Loveland police officer Austin Hopp, who will be arraigned in late September, the Loveland […]

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Joe Biden to pause oil and gas sales on public lands, call for conservation plan championed by Michael Bennet

By Matthew Daly and Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — In the most ambitious U.S. effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change, President Joe Biden is aiming to cut oil, gas and coal emissions and double energy production from offshore wind turbines through executive orders Wednesday. The orders awaiting his signature […]