Environment/Energy

I-25 billboard about Sand Dunes: “Wish you weren’t drilling here!”

A conservation group has a new billboard taking public aim at a Trump administration plan to allow drilling near the Great Sand Dunes. "Wish You...

We know where Walker Stapleton stands on oil and gas. Which Jared Polis would...

DENVER —  Dueling speeches in a sparkling ballroom from Colorado’s major candidates for governor today highlighted a political minefield in the coming campaign over...

Front-line felons: Colorado prison inmates fight wildfires for $6 a day

The firefighters awaken by 4:30 a.m. The forest is dark, but even here, miles from the blaze, they can smell smoke. There are 20 on...

Early look: Where Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton stand on some issues facing rural...

The political realm has been consumed lately by Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis's decision to skip the Western Slope Club 20 business group debate,...

Judge refuses to delay trail building at Rocky Flats in potential health risks lawsuit

A federal judge has denied a motion by a coalition of environmental groups to put a hold on building trails at the Rocky Flats...

Denver’s Chamber fired ballot petition company for working with fractivists

A secret recording. An alleged payoff. A surprise twist involving a heavy-hitter Denver business group. It’s all part of a volatile story that continues...

Colorado’s public health agency head Larry Wolk has resigned. Here’s our 2016 Q&A with...

UPDATE: On Aug. 3, 2018, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Larry Wolk was leaving the agency for a new job in California. “During his tenure,...

Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections in Colorado

If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species...

Trump dreams about a new energy boom. Oil leases could cover this mountain valley

This story was originally published by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area....

Colorado oil and gas industry prepares for battle at the ballot box as production...

Oil and gas companies in Colorado are on track to reach record production levels this year. But when industry representatives gathered on the top...