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With Congress gridlocked on climate legislation, environmental groups forge ahead

Despite the Gulf oil spill, a massive pipeline break in Michigan and broad concerns about global warming, ambitious climate-change and energy legislation is likely dead for the year. That poses a conundrum, going forward, for environmentalists: How to convince lawmakers of the need for legislation to sever the country’s decades-long ties to oil and to reform energy policy more generally?

Schwartz, Curry crafting ‘Roadkill Bill’ to slow drivers in wildlife-crossing zones

A pair of Western Slope lawmakers wants drivers to slow down dramatically on roads and highways bisecting critical wildlife habitat, promising to introduce a...

Perlmutter telephone town hall on federal energy legislation postponed

UPDATE: Because of votes on the House floor, the telephone town hall with U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter has been cancelled Wednesday night. Carry on. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter is holding a telephone town hall to discuss energy and climate-change proposals before Congress from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday night. It’s the fifth time the Golden Democrat has used the technology to talk with thousands of constituents simultaneously.

Sportsmen, Environmentalists React to Oil and Gas Impacts

The rapid development of oil and gas drilling on public land in the Rocky Mountain States has united former opponents-sportsmen and environmentalists-to work together...