Colorado increases tax on oil and gas operators to fund a $3.4 million shortfall in regulators’ budget
The drilling industry supported the move after the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opted not to increase the tax by a larger margin
Cory Gardner calls for Republican attack ad invoking deadly 2017 Firestone explosion to be taken downBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Drafting rules to reduce Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions may prove even harder because of missing dataBy Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
We now know how many billions of gallons of water Colorado will save by closing coal-fired power plants
By 2031 water use for coal-fired power plants in Colorado will drop to 3.7 billion gallons – a 68% reduction, according to the Energy and Policy Institute.
Only three coal-fired power plants in Colorado are set to operate past 2030 after Craig Station shutdown date is unveiled
Xcel is the only utility in Colorado with large, coal-fired power plants set to operate past 2030.
Colorado may have missed a deadline to plan for reducing greenhouse gasses. Now the state faces a lawsuit.
Some critics say what is lacking is a lead from Gov. Jared Polis
Wyoming’s potential purchase of land and mineral rights in Utah and Colorado could raise as-yet unexplored legal questions
Colorado Springs will shut down its two coal-fired plants by 2030. Now it’s time for Xcel to do the same, environmentalists say.
Coal-burning turbines at Martin Drake will be temporarily replaced with natural gas units as Colorado Springs Utilities builds new electric transmission lines
The 5-person Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will complete tasks outlined by Senate Bill 181, which sought to give local governments more control and prioritize the protection public health, safety and the environment
Colorado mining regulators this week ordered Mountain Coal to stop building roads after a federal court ruling blocked the West Elk Mine from expanding into the Sunset Roadless Area.
U.S. Senate passes measure to fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund, tackle National Park maintenance
After years of stalled efforts, the Great American Outdoors Act gained traction thanks to Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who won backing from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump
Larimer County coal-fired power plant will close 16 years early as Colorado speeds move toward renewable energy
Shut down of Rawhide Unit 1 leaves only a few big coal burning plants in Colorado without retirement dates as utilities feel pressure from customers, government to meet climate goals