Colorado water quality regulators say high Suncor levels of “forever chemical” outflows did not raise South Platte River contamination
Suncor “forever chemicals” in metro Denver creek appear to spike
Firefighting foam from recent accidents is suspected, while state has delayed action on a renewed pollution discharge permit
Colorado lawmakers moving forward with tougher ozone air pollution bill
Coalition says Gov. Polis’ recent directives don’t go far enough to combat the toxic Front Range gas
“Forever chemicals” about to get their first U.S. limits. Colorado families wonder if it will make their water safer.
Experts say removing PFAS from drinking water will cost billions. Small and poor communities will be hit hard.
Colorado’s air pollution permitting process for oil and gas, other industries may get a lot stricter
Lawmakers and environmental groups say state agencies move far too slow while ozone violations pile up, and want to dictate executive action
EPA investigating Colorado for discriminatory air pollution
The EPA is using the Civil Rights Act to probe whether Colorado’s regulation of major polluters, like Suncor, discriminates against minority residents
Colorado green justice groups hail Xcel Energy’s $32.8 million community solar plan
Rare consensus that settlement will bring more solar gardens and home energy storage to lower income residents
Citizen scientists want clarity on hidden emissions from Pueblo’s coal-fired power plant
People in Pueblo are at the forefront of an emerging partnership between activists, conservationists and a newly created state unit to quantify environmental justice hotspots in Colorado communities and the toxic pollutants that bedevil them.
Colorado to strengthen plan to protect views at Rocky Mountain National Park, sidestepping Sierra Club lawsuit
Colorado will meet revised federal deadlines to strengthen regional haze plans that protect views in Rocky Mountain National Park and other western treasures, state officials and environmental groups say, sidestepping a new Sierra Club lawsuit demanding sanctions on Colorado and dozens more states. The Sierra Club lawsuit says the Environmental Protection Agency failed to enforce […]
Carman: Suncor’s days of beguiling regulators and befouling our air at last may be numbered
There’s a new sheriff in town and, unlike the friendly folks at the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment, she’s not here just to make nice with environmental outlaws. When former Colorado House Speaker KC Becker was named administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 8 office last fall, she promised to further […]