50 years ago a nuclear bomb was detonated under the Western Slope to release natural gas. Here’s how poorly it went.
The Rulison explosion was larger than the one that devastated Hiroshima. “They truly believed they could play God,” said a man who protested the experiment.
Are Colorado’s oil and gas and recreation industries all that different? Economists say no — and we need to protect them bothBy Mark Jaffe Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Adams County becomes first to enact stricter local oil and gas regulations since passage of new state lawBy Amanda K. Clark Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
The fierce debate over Colorado’s new zero-emissions rules includes auto dealers who are meeting future standard
The proposed ZEV rules aren't a fix for Colorado's air-quality problems, officials say. If adopted, nearly 94% of new cars sold in 2030 could still be gas-powered vehicles.
Activists are trying to reinstate Longmont’s fracking ban, arguing its now legal under new Colorado law
Colorado Rising and Our Longmont filed a motion in District Court seeking to reopen the case that led the courts to overturn Longmont's ban
As Colorado’s governor, lawmakers target tax breaks, a program that covers 75% of the state’s land could be in the crosshairs
A Colorado Sun analysis of $223 million in tax credits awarded from 2013 to 2018 found that the state is often doling out taxpayer dollars without much evidence that each tax credit is producing economic activity that wouldn’t have occurred otherwise
Boulder County wants to enact tougher regulations. Weld County wants to make it easier to drill. And the state is scrambling to keep up.
Tri-State, under pressure from its member co-ops to change or fall behind, is shifting to renewable energy
Giant power provider on the verge of deal with departing utility says it will shutter coal-fired plant in Nucla two years early as it retools carbon-emissions goals.
In three places, the critics of the Democratic governor use the recall to voice their frustrations, even as campaign gets off to slow start
Trinchera Blanca Ranch has three 14ers, large elk herds and thousands of acres of dying trees that are fueling a thriving business and new experiments in forest health management.
Project to make depleted open space owned by the city healthy again could be a blueprint for carbon capture and land management
All’s not well that Gov. Jared Polis was hoping would end well with wells and nobody's happy.