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Here’s how Colorado oil and gas companies say they are getting to net-zero emissions

Companies are going public with their climate goals using ESG (the E stands for Environment), as mindful investors push for change. But as sustainability funds thrive, what does “E” really mean?

Business

West Elk mine cannot leak methane, must flare the greenhouse gas, judge rules

Environmental coalition hails burning methane as a big improvement over leaking it into atmosphere at the North Fork area dig owned by Arch Resource

Environment

Opinion: To reduce ozone, cut emissions at the source

Direct regulation is the best way to get reluctant oil and gas operators to reduce harmful methane

Opinion Columns

Biden’s climate plan aims to reduce methane emissions

Colorado groups say EPA rules are modeled after earlier state laws and local oil and gas interests already on board with similar changes.

Climate

Smells like a fossil fuel. Works like a fossil fuel. But these Colorado stations pump a gas with emissions less than zero.

Fleets that use renewable natural gas created by landfill methane, manure and sewage treatment qualify for clean fuel subsidies and capture damaging greenhouse gases.

Climate

Opinion: Colorado’s leadership on methane control is reducing greenhouse gases — and increasing jobs

Only one state has more employers devoted to methane mitigation

Opinion Columns

Opinion: It’s time to recommit to controlling methane emissions to combat climate change

We need urgent action to curb oil and gas pollutants that threaten our health, especially for those living closest to development.

Opinion Columns

Joe Biden’s plan would spend $16B to clean up old mines and oil wells and support jobs to do it

Colorado Sen. Bennet also has introduced legislation to to clean up federal well and mine sites and strengthen bond requirements for drilling on public lands.

Energy

First-in-the-nation rule to slash methane emissions from Colorado oil and gas operations relied on compromise

Industry and environmental groups worked out a way to reduce emissions from new wells and old ones that contribute to Colorado’s ozone problem.

Energy

Colorado’s North Fork Valley finds “baby-step” solutions to tackle its big problem with methane-leaking mines

Entrepreneur Chris Caskey is harvesting sediment from Paonia Reservoir for tile and pavers with plans to tap leaking coal mines for methane to power kilns

Environment

An environmental group claims 70% of Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions come from oil and gas. But that’s in dispute.

350 Colorado’s worst-case scenario modeling suggests oil and gas should be gone from the state by 2030 to slow climate change.

Energy

Opinion: Let’s end the wasteful practice of routine venting and flaring from oil and gas sites

Opinion Columns

Colorado releases its plan to slash greenhouse gases, leaving some environmental groups wanting more

The Colorado Greenhouse Pollution Reduction Roadmap, nine months in the making, quickly drew flak when it was released on Wednesday

2nd lawsuit challenging Colorado’s tough new oil and gas air pollution rules is tossed

Judge Martin Egelhoff cited the July 29 dismissal of Weld County’s lawsuit in his decision, finding that Garfield County also could not claim damages arising from a rule that applies to the entire oil and gas industry

Energy

Drafting rules to reduce Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions may prove even harder because of missing data

The state's Air Quality Control Commission doesn’t expect new rules to be in place for another year

Environment

Colorado may have missed a deadline to plan for reducing greenhouse gasses. Now the state faces a lawsuit.

Some critics say what is lacking is a lead from Gov. Jared Polis

Environment

Opinion: Now’s the time for Colorado to act boldly and cut air pollution

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Stronger methane rules will benefit the West Slope and Front Range alike

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s attorney general vows to sue Trump administration over methane rule rollbacks

Some major oil and gas companies have asked President Donald Trump to forgo the rollbacks, siding with environmentalists

Energy

Opinion: We need a federal rule that applies to all oil and gas development on public lands

Opinion Columns
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