pollution

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Front Range air quality is terrible, but Colorado’s efforts are showing some improvement in ozone pollution

A slate of new laws is expected to speed up air-quality improvements, but Denver still hasn't met standards that the EPA set more than a decade ago

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

A first look at how Colorado will become a ZEV state: the rule, the cost, the debate

If Colorado becomes a Zero Emission Vehicle state, automakers must make 5% of their inventory electric vehicles by 2023. Automakers, however, offered an alternate EV plan

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Pollution is still drifting onto Rocky Mountain Park’s fragile ecosystems, report says

The report also said pollution will probably begin to decline because of tougher state and federal rules for vehicle emissions, planned retirements of coal-fired power plants and other steps

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Auto dealers sue state to prevent Colorado’s adoption of California’s low-emission vehicle standard

The state adopted the rule to help clean up the air quality and save on fuel, but it adds extra cost to new cars starting in 2022

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

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.