bg

Tag Archives: Environmental Protection Agency

Proposed budget cuts threaten clean-up in the West’s most polluted areas

On Aug. 1 the Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the fate of Superfund, a program of the Environmental Protection […]...

> read more

August 7, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Environmental groups intervene to defend federal methane rule

Fifteen state, regional, tribal and national groups, including one from southwestern Colorado, have filed a legal motion with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) […]...

> read more

December 9, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Anti-frackers take to Denver

The national anti-fracking movement came to Denver over the weekend, for four days of education, training and activism against fracking, what some say has grown […]...

> read more

October 7, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Reader’s view: Looking forward after the Gold King Mine spill

The recent disaster on the Animas River is news to no one at this point. Headlines across Colorado and national outlets have spread this recent […]...

> read more

August 14, 2015 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

Coloradans get ready for the Clean Power Plan

On Monday, the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are expected to finalize new clean air rules that environmentalists say will be a major […]...

> read more

August 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Denver EPA meeting Tues and Wed already full with speakers

  With its first-ever plan to reduce carbon emissions through power plants, the Environmental Protection Agency’s nationwide public hearings this week are expected to be […]...

> read more

July 28, 2014 Environment/Energy, Uncategorized

Feds open door to more uranium mining in Southwest Colorado

  When you look at a map showing the density of abandoned uranium mines in the West, a slice of southwestern Colorado stands out like […]...

> read more

June 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Aspen divorces U.S. Chamber of Commerce over disagreement about climate change

Aspen divorces U.S. Chamber of Commerce over disagreement about climate change

Aspen isn't the first to sever ties with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over political differences. One of the last to do it, Homer, Alaska, made national headlines when its chamber canceled its membership....

> read more

April 27, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Unusual rise in earthquakes in middle of country tied to disposal of fracking waste

Unusual rise in earthquakes in middle of country tied to disposal of fracking waste

Scientists say a spate of earthquakes in the middle of the United States is “almost certainly” man-made. Since 2001, the average number of 3.0-or-greater earthquakes each year spiked significantly, culminating in a six-fold increase in 2011 over 20th century levels....

> read more

April 16, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories

House Republicans take aim at EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases

The first of several promised clashes over U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulatory powers came this week at a hearing over a Republican bill that would block the agency from regulating greenhouse gases....

> read more

February 12, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Just In

scroll
Read More

EVENTS

img
Double your donation to our nonprofit, public interest newsroom!

The Colorado Independent is happy to announce our participation in the News Match 2017 fundraising campaign. This is your chance to double your tax-deductible donation to our […]

Read More

TWITTER

THE BLOGS

img
The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]

Read More