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White House effort to relax NEPA environmental protections met with pushback in Denver Denver...

Lyla June Johnston, an activist and member of the Diné, or Navajo, nation, drove six hours from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Denver to...

In wake of oil and gas tax audit, advocates seek penalties and reform Colorado...

An anti-fracking group is calling on state regulators to impose fines on oil and gas companies that have failed to report well production data...

Colorado health officials want better monitoring and cleanup of toxic PFAS chemicals in state’s...

In the summer of 2018, Lucy Molina, a 45-year-old mother of two who lives in Commerce City near the Suncor oil refinery, said a...
Photo of smoggy downtown Denver skyline via the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, Technical Services Program, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Colorado’s goal to rein in ozone misses federal deadline by two years The state...

Colorado health officials have set a goal to reduce toxic ground-level ozone along the Front Range by 2023 — roughly two years beyond a...

U.S. House votes to crack down on toxic chemicals; Trump threatens veto Colorado’s delegation...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Friday to pass a comprehensive legislative package that would crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, a class...

The 2020 battle over oil and gas setbacks just started Colorado Rising has proposed...

On Tuesday morning, Laurie Anderson, a 46-year-old from Broomfield, watched a white tanker truck and another carrying sand for hydraulic fracturing travel past a...

Some Colorado residents want their local governments to ban fracking. Here’s why that probably...

Editors note: This story was originally published on Dec. 23, 2019. On Tuesday, at 11 a.m., environmental advocates are planning a news conference at...
Jill Hunsaker Ryan at the Colorado Department of Public Health in Denver on Dec. 10, 2019. (Photo by John Herrick)

Jill Hunsaker Ryan, public health and environment department head, talks environmental justice and air...

Jill Hunsaker Ryan started her career in public health more than two decades ago. She worked on and off for the Colorado Department of...

Colorado begins new phase of reining in emissions from oil and gas The Air...

State air quality officials on Thursday adopted new oil and gas regulations that will require companies to more frequently inspect equipment for planet-warming and...
Photo of smoggy downtown Denver skyline via the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, Technical Services Program, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

EPA dubs Colorado a “serious” violator of federal air quality standards The state has...

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday formally designated Colorado a "serious" violator of federal air quality standards designed to protect public health, kicking off...
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