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No federal protection for the greater sage grouse

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the greater sage grouse does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act. Once upon a...

Threats of another lawsuit looms over Colowyo after expansion OK’d

The Colowyo Mine, at the heart of a climate-change motivated lawsuit between the environmental group WildEarth Guardians and the U.S. Department of the Interior,...

Department of the Interior blasted for not appealing WildEarth Guardians lawsuit

Colorado senators, Republican Cory Gardner and Democrat Michael Bennet, joined Republican Rep. Scott Tipton last week in writing a letter to the Department of...

Colorado unlikely to hit ozone standard due to oil and gas...

FRISCO, Colo. — Ready or not, the federal government may be about to look up your tailpipe. Ozone violations along the Front Range spiked this year and it's unlikely that Colorado will meet a 2015 EPA deadline to improve air quality.

Forest Service pumps brakes on coal mine expansion into Colorado roadless...

The U.S. Forest Service overturned a decision Monday to approve the expansion of a coal mine in western Colorado that biologists feared would destroy wildlife habitat.

Groups want to hasten COGCC director’s exit, call for improved oil...

Citing the pending departure of David Neslin, environmentalists are speaking out against the “ongoing parade of regulators” leaving state government to take jobs with the industries they formerly regulated.