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Environment/Energy

Bill to regulate oil and gas advances, pitting pro-environment Dems and pro-business GOP House...

Editor's note: This bill has bounced back and forth between the House and Senate as final amendments are made. The most recent action was...
demonstrator wears a Creature from the Black Lagoon mask as David Bernhardt, President Donald Trump's nominee to be Interior Secretary, testifies during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee confirmation hearing on March 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Trump’s Interior pick plans to stop recusing himself from issues involving former clients During...

WASHINGTON - President Trump’s pick to become the next head of the Interior Department intends to stop recusing himself from matters involving his former...
Bull Elk in Beaver Point, Estes Park, Colorado.

Guest Post: Coloradans cherish their public lands. Don’t let Trump’s ‘energy dominance’ plan...

Two years ago this week, the Department of the Interior rolled out a doctrine that may inflict extensive, long-lasting harm to wildlife on our...

Guest Post: David Bernhardt for interior secretary? Not so fast!

Many Coloradans are rallying around President Trump's nomination of Rifle native David Bernhardt to be the next secretary of interior. However, a closer look...

Bennet, Neguse hammer GOP on climate change, create ‘crisis’ panel "Republicans in Washington refuse...

WASHINGTON — Rebuffed on climate change by their Republican colleagues, Senate Democrats — including Colorado’s Michael Bennet — are launching their own committee to tackle the issue....

Recording reveals oil industry execs laughing at Trump access In a recording of a...

Editor's note: This story was originally published by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit news organization based in the San Francisco Bay...
Deputy Interior Secretary David Bernhardt at signing of new Colorado River agreement between U.S. and Mexico on Sept. 27, 2017. (Photo from U.S. Bureau of Reclamation via Flickr: Creative Commons)

Trump’s next Interior secretary expected to push energy extraction in Colorado David Bernhardt, longtime...

WASHINGTON – The Colorado native poised to become the next secretary of the U.S. Interior Department could bring more energy development to the state’s...
Crestone Peak Resources, which is owned by the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, drilling a seven-well site in southern Erie above a residential subdivision in 2017. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group)

Oh Canada! How Canada’s largest pension fund is financing drilling along Colorado’s Front Range

It’s a familiar story: A deep-pocketed country develops oil fields in a heavily indebted nation with lax environmental regulations. The locals object, claiming that...

Bold climate-action legislation for Colorado nears rollout; Polis, Speaker Becker wrangle over mandates Colorado...

Colorado lawmakers are on the brink of introducing legislation that would set the state on course to cut planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions drastically over...
Donald Trump denies climate change and risks national security

Guest Post: Trump threatens national security by denying climate change Meanwhile, the US military...

Late last week, the White House took aim at a central and established tenet of national security: the threats posed by climate change. Our military and...