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.
Why planting tenacious tamarisk seemed like a good idea until it wasn’t, and other harrowing tales of Colorado’s invasive speciesBy Michael Booth Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
With Olympic dreams delayed, one Colorado athlete declares: “This is the time when champions are made”By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.
Married couple among the army of longtime custodians making sure water from the remote reservoir east of Aspen makes it to thirsty populations in Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Aurora
Trump’s “energy dominance” push changing plans for 3 million acres of Colorado land, local stewards say
State and local agencies -- and more recently, Gov. Jared Polis -- prioritized conservation during years of public input and discussion. Now those objectives are in jeopardy.
Are Colorado’s oil and gas and recreation industries all that different? Economists say no — and we need to protect them both
Both industries have impacts on land and rural communities, but “we can coexist” in pursuit of economic diversity, say promoters of recreation and energy
In the process of rebuilding a diversion to get river water to thirsty cities, Colorado Springs and Aurora collaborated with wildlife, environmental and recreational interests for ambitious infrastructure upgrade
Stand-up paddler dies Saturday on Arkansas River, marking Colorado’s eighth water death of the season
Michael James, 40, of Boulder, was last seen in the Buena Vista whitewater park before his body was found downstream
A Colorado Springs woman, Roberta Sophia Rodriguez, is also missing in the South Fork of the Rio Grande
“You fall in and you are not getting out”: Rio Grande in southern Colorado closed because of high runoff
Police are warning people to stay away from the raging waterway, which last year was a placid stream. San Luis Valley ranchers, meanwhile, are celebrating.