Colorado gave local governments more power to regulate oil and gas. And some are using it.
The legislature’s 2019 overhaul of drilling rules through Senate Bill 181 empowered some cities and counties to prioritize safety. But other energy-friendly areas have held back on flexing their new muscles.
Suncor refinery neighbors can get warnings and details on chemical leaks sent to phones
The embattled oil and gas industrial site pledges to tell Commerce City, Globeville-Elyria-Swansea and others when new incidents occur through texts and phone alerts
Why Colorado Democrats are trying to unseat the most bipartisan Republican in the legislature
Kevin Priola’s seat in Adams County is a top target for Democrats this year as the party tries to expand their majority in the Colorado Senate
On-duty Commerce City police officer, civilian killed in three-vehicle crash
Commerce City police Officer Curt Holland and Francesca Dominguez died in the crash
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
Colorado lawmakers want to keep your to-go quarantinis flowing beyond the coronavirus crisis
But not everyone is toasting the bipartisan proposal, which would extend the policy allowing restaurants and bars to sell take-out beer, wine and mixed drinks for two more years
Coronavirus cost Colorado’s solar industry thousands of jobs, but there’s one bright spot
Home rooftop solar shows resilience while other sectors stumble during the pandemic