Environment

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrats hint at broad plans for oil and gas regulation in Colorado, but industry and activists await details

Erin Martinez, whose husband and brother were killed in the 2017 explosion of their home in Firestone, called for better regulations. But, she said, “I have no desire to destroy an industry.”

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Coal-fired power plants are closing early and Colorado lawmakers want to ease towns’ tough transition

House Bill 1037 would let electric companies recoup money spent to build the plants while funding economic impact grants to towns losing jobs along the way

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

A city where all the traffic lights are green? The tech is live in Lakewood and coming soon to other Colorado cities

The future of Vehicle-to-Everything communication aims to improve driver safety, save gas and cut emissions by letting drivers know the right speed to make all the green lights

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

50 million gallons of polluted water pours daily from mine sites across the U.S., including Colorado

That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting water supplies in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

GMO food labels are coming. But with most products already using modified ingredients, battle lines have shifted.

Food safety advocates still fight for tougher labeling rules, but Colorado farmers feel like they're on a public education campaign of their own

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Why Denver Zoo’s new CEO thinks the zoo of the future will likely have fewer animals

A Q&A with Bert Vescolani on aging exhibits, ugly creatures and that time he led a program to train sharks

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado co-op’s fight for renewable energy could upend how rural communities are powered

As fight with Delta-Montrose Electric Association heads to court -- and PUC hearing -- Tri-State announces new wind, solar projects