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Meet Jane, a climate scientist who worked in Colorado— and fled...

The day after President Donald Trump’s unexpected victory, Jane Zelikova was “crying her eyes out” in her office at the U.S. Department of Energy...

National climate news sends ripples across Colorado Senate contest

  The New York Times today reported that President Obama is seeking to circumnavigate the gridlocked Congress in an effort to "forge a sweeping international...

Energy-guzzling incandescent light bulbs win congressional reprieve at eleventh hour

Congress didn't just agree to keep the government's lights on through the rest of the fiscal year. It is also ensuring it has the option of doing so with energy-sucking incandescent 100-watt bulbs.

Cotter legacy continues to linger over modern uranium mining, milling proposals

In the fall of 2009, a Cotter Corp. representative attended a Montrose County hearing on the proposed Piñon Ridge uranium mill in the Paradox Valley, asking officials to approve the facility so that mines his company still owns and operates in western Colorado will have a much closer processing facility.

Udall floats REAL Act to spur solar leasing, plans Colorado road...

Sen. Mark Udall today introduced a bill that would allow the Department of Energy to insure the value of solar panels and other renewable energy systems leased by homeowners. Udall says the Renewable Energy Access through Leasing (REAL) Act would be paid for by charging premiums for companies to participate in the insurance program and would come with zero cost to taxpayers.

Vail snubbed by DOE in bid to build biomass power plant

In the end, it may not be NIMBYism or environmentalist objections to producing power by burning trees that dooms Vail’s proposed biomass power plant....

Ritter lauds DOE for dumping mercury in Texas, not Grand Junction

Gov. Bill Ritter Thursday praised the feds for choosing to bury tons of mercury currently languishing in Tennessee deep in the heart of Texas...

Udall, Bennet tout stimulus funding of new wind project in NE...

A 30-megawatt wind-energy project in northeastern Colorado with the potential to expand to 650 megawatts will get $2.5 million in stimulus funds, according to...

BLM OKs nearly 80 new gas wells near Project Rulison nuclear...

Noble Energy’s plans to drill nearly 80 natural gas wells within three miles of the Project Rulison underground nuclear blast site in Garfield County...

Report: EPA permit would allow Powertech to contaminate aquifer with proposed...

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency documents obtained by Environment Colorado reveal behind-closed-doors negotiations between the EPA and Powertech USA that would allow the company to...