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Life after coal: How workers at Colorado Springs’ shuttered power plant are transitioning to new careers

Chris Cox worked at the Martin Drake Power Plant for 10 years. He's among 80 people finding new jobs as power companies switch to cleaner fuels.

Environment

Approvals for companies to drill for oil and gas on public lands increase despite Biden climate pledge

Biden campaigned last year on a pledge to end new drilling on federal lands to rein in climate-changing emissions

Energy

Colorado governor signs bill providing $15M to help coal-dependent workers, towns transition to clean energy

The law funding the state Office of Just Transition seeks to help those who lose their jobs as utilities increase their use of renewable energy

Politics and Government