Opinion: Independence from oil will bring “energy independence” from Russia
The issue is not the source, it’s the drug
Opinion: Colorado oil and gas could help America break free of Russian energy
But it will require undoing past damage to the state’s energy sector
Unaweep Canyon is central to Xcel Energy’s big plans for renewable energy production in Colorado
The utility is seeking federal approval to build the state’s largest hydropower project on the Western Slope in Unaweep Canyon south of Grand Junction
Biden administration moves to expand solar power on public land in Colorado
The Bureau of Land Management issued a call for development within “solar energy zones” in Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico that combined cover about 140 square miles
$100M lawsuit over smelly Weld County fertilizer plant can go ahead after high court declines to hear appeal
The Colorado Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment about a biogas plant that generated complaints about the smell from neighbors
A rare new coal mine in southern Colorado adds to Trinidad’s economic revival
The new operator of the New Elk Coal Mine outside Trinidad sparks a dormant economic engine while grappling with Colorado’s trademark issues of housing and positive drug tests.
Colorado sues Bureau of Land Management over Western Slope management plan from William Perry Pendley
The state’s argument that Pendley, the BLM’s “acting director,” did not have the authority to approve anything mirrors a federal case in Montana that overturned three resource-management plans.
Colorado regulators’ plans to require 2,000-foot buffer around drilling rekindles oil and gas wars
Industry officials called the regulation “a blunt tool” that amounts to a ban on oil and gas development. A lawsuit might be in the offing.