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The Environmental Protection Agency is poised to order a crackdown on polluters in the northern Front Range who contribute to the region’s unhealthy levels...
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order Tuesday to ensure vehicles sold in Colorado meet current emissions standards even if the Trump administration decides...
Coloradans may soon be breathing a little less easily, if Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has her way. Coffman filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme...
In a move that could spell the end of additional coal-fired power plants in the United States, the Obama administration proposed new rules Tuesday to curb carbon dioxide emissions.
A Native American tribe in southwestern Colorado this week became the first in the nation to operate a Clean Air Act program.
The U.S. House is expected to vote this week, perhaps today, on a package of cuts to environmental programs that some Coloradans find simply unacceptable. Among the cuts, spending on climate change programs would be cut by more than $80 million or 22 percent. Money for land acquisition would drop by almost a quarter of a billion dollars or nearly 80 percent.
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis on Thursday followed up his reintroduction this week of the FRAC Act -- which would tighten federal regulation of natural gas drilling’s impacts to water quality -- with the BREATHE Act, a bill that would remove two exemptions for gas drilling under the Clean Air Act.
Just as the House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan, seeks to reduce the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions through the Clean Air Act, a new EPA study concludes that the Act has saved millions of lives.
Read the news these days; read about protests. Over the past weekend, Colorado environmental activists joined the movement by taking their long list of frustrations to the government’s steps in three rallies in Denver and Boulder.