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Report: Flaming Gorge water pipeline could churn billions in profits, if...

A windfall of up to $2.4 billion could await the developer and operator of a proposed 578-mile pipeline that would pump water from Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge to Colorado’s Front Range.

Controversial hydropower bill passes House

The House approved U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton's bill to streamline small hydropower development processes for canals and ditches on Wednesday.

Tipton calls campaign violation an accident

Before a fireside chat with a youthful crowd of skiers and snowboarders here, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton downplayed his staff's recently disclosed violation of House rules.

Critics call for Colorado to forget Flaming Gorge pipeline after latest...

A second blow was dealt Thursday to a proposal to construct a 501-mile pipeline from Wyoming's Flaming Gorge to Colorado's Front Range when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) deemed the application premature. Opponents quickly questioned how Colorado leaders could take the project seriously considering the Army Corps of Engineers rejected an earlier application.

Tipton asks Congress to weaken water-storage regulations

As part of a sustained effort to thin the federal government's powers to protect the environment, Third District Colorado Republican Congressman Scott Tipton is requesting a Capitol Hill hearing to examine water storage rules in the West.

Tipton says jobs will flow from bill streamlining small hydro

A hydropower bill that U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton introduced this month is intended to create clean energy jobs, but the director of the state chapter of American Rivers says the legislation badly misses the mark.