Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.
On the one hand, the state has adopted some of the most ambitious climate laws in the county; on the other, critics say Gov. Jared Polis’ administration has failed to use the laws to their fullest.
Fight over Colorado setback rule sets up make-or-break hearing on how close is too close for oil and gasBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado must cut half of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. It will lean on oil and gas to do it.By Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Drafting rules to reduce Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions may prove even harder because of missing dataBy Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
A bill to regulate harmful “forever chemicals” that contaminate groundwater was chopped in half during its first public hearing
Last year, Colorado legislators pushed for stricter environmental protection. This year, they want everyone to benefit from the solutions.