Newly discovered “Witches’ Pantry” cave above Glenwood Springs could further complicate mine expansion
The cave news comes as Rocky Mountain Resources CEO retires and the company reports monthly losses of $830,000 and cumulative losses of more than $35 million
County suspends new mining permit applications, blocking expansion of limestone mine near Glenwood SpringsBy The Associated Press Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Glenwood Springs is spending $1.2M in tax money on a public affairs campaign to fight a mine above townBy Jason Blevins Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule forcing companies to show their clean-up abilityBy The Associated Press Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Trump administration says its decision to lift moratorium on coal sales from public lands won’t increase emissionsBy The Associated Press Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
The legacy of Colorado’s historic abandoned mines includes new, and critical, habitat for opportunistic bats
In "Gold!" the author journeys to an old mining spot in the Sangre de Cristos to witness the creatures' massive nightly exodus
50 million gallons of polluted water pours daily from mine sites across the U.S., including Colorado
That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting water supplies in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states.
Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem
Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.