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EPA downgrades Colorado’s ozone problem to “severe,” forcing stricter cuts to pollution

The EPA’s long expected move will force North Front Range counties to make changes to gas formula and hundreds of new pollution permits

Environment

Zillow spent big in Colorado’s Front Range this summer, months before collapse of home-flipping business

The online real estate giant Zillow bought more than 500 homes in 10 Front Range counties this summer, often spending more than asking.

Business

Colorado public land managers rely on education, then enforcement to deal with a crush of long-term campers

Closing heavily used campsites is public lands “triage” as Forest Service and local officials struggle to protect natural resources from a growing wave of backcountry campers and explorers this summer.

Outdoors

Opinion: A toast to Coloradans’ willingness to unite on water needs

Opinion Columns

Officials predict Front Range passenger rail in Colorado would have 3 million riders annually

The model was developed by the state Department of Transportation, which projects the rail line would use existing railway tracks to the east side of Interstate 25

Transportation

Air quality improved slightly during the stay-at-home order. But Colorado still has a serious pollution problem.

Officials have until June 2021 to meet a ground-level ozone compliance deadline set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.

Environment

How hot is Mesa County’s housing market? Just look at the number of new homebuyers

On pace for a record-setting year of loans and down-payment assistance, CHFA investment is having impact far beyond the Front Range

Growth