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Colorado lawmakers spar over the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan and the funding for a state agency responsible for implementing it are still tying Colorado's General Assembly in knots. This week,...

Senate climate change deniers battle Clean Power Plan

An anti-Clean Power Plan bill Colorado Senate Republicans insist has “nothing to do with climate change” prompted those same lawmakers to argue on the Senate floor Monday that...

Republicans risk 96 jobs to attack Colorado’s clean air plan

Republicans on Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee put clean air and almost 100 jobs at risk Tuesday when they launched a war against critical environmental funding.  The Republican half...

Uncertainty plagues Senate bill to halt Clean Power Plan progress

Adversaries of the Clean Power Plan gained a small victory Thursday when a bill that would halt Colorado's environmental progress passed committee. The Clean Power Plan seeks...

The doomed fight to fix Hickenlooper’s impotent climate plan

It was historic. It was magnificent. It was one of the finest demonstrations of diplomacy Hunter Lovins has ever seen. And it was, of course,...

Huge U.S. coal company declares bankruptcy

Arch Coal, a St. Louis-based company with a mine in Somerset, Colorado, filed for bankruptcy Monday.   This story first appeared on High Country News.  One of the nation’s...

High Court to Hickenlooper: We’re not getting involved

  Can the attorney general of Colorado file a lawsuit on behalf of the state if the governor doesn't want her to? That's something a majority...

Why are Western attorneys general going rogue?

This story first appeared in High Country News. When Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced in September that the greater sage grouse would not be listed...

Hillary Clinton woos Colorado coal communities

  This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Candidates for the Democratic nomination for president are scrambling to show that they care about the coal...

Coloradans rejoice and despair over the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

As expected, today, the Obama administration announced the release of final rules creating the Clean Power Plan. In announcing the CPP, President Barack Obama said...
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