Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.
On the one hand, the state has adopted some of the most ambitious climate laws in the county; on the other, critics say Gov. Jared Polis’ administration has failed to use the laws to their fullest.
Colorado oil and gas emissions rules begin to tighten, but gaps open over what is monitored, by whom and whereBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
John Hickenlooper’s conflicting record and rhetoric on fracking a point of dispute in U.S. Senate raceBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
More Colorado fishing holes have closed this year than in the past 10. Anglers are rushing to fill their freezers.By Dan England Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Six months after historic Suncor settlement, community around Commerce City refinery still feels “exploited”
The oil company began surveying the community on Wednesday, but continued issues at the refinery have neighbors feeling skeptical
Known as the Big Blowup, the 1910 fires helped birth the Forest Service, but so far, climate change and the burning West have spurred little action.
When an angler discovered the kill, he quickly put in motion an investigation to determine if the culprit posed a threat to the river’s health -- or was just a quirk of nature
Colorado, five other states promise lawsuits if feds fast-track approval of Utah’s Lake Powell Pipeline project
Decades of collaborative agreements between the states that rely on the Colorado River could be threatened by the Trump Administration plan to expedite review of Utah’s diversion project
The massive wildfire west of Fort Collins surpassed the 100,00-acre mark over the weekend and will likely burn well into October
Fight over Colorado setback rule sets up make-or-break hearing on how close is too close for oil and gas
The drawn-out battle over state rulemaking still centers on how far operations should be set back from homes and schools. But environmentalists say residents should not be “guinea pigs” while the work is done.
The Office of Mountains, Deserts and Plains will take charge of remediating abandoned mine lands, including the Gold King Mine in southwest Colorado
Projects to be fast-tracked include the Lake Powell water pipeline in Utah; wind farms in New Mexico and off the Massachusetts coast; and mining projects in Nevada, Idaho, Colorado and Alaska.
While two of Colorado’s largest water providers noticed big drops in some use when the pandemic hit, those savings are now being erased as people water their parched grass