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Colorado’s vaunted oil and gas rules are flawed and inadequately enforced...

Colorado’s much-touted regulations on emissions from oil and gas operations have not kept pace with explosive growth in oil and gas activity, resulting in...

Guest post: Proposition 112 — Colorado already has 50,000 oil...

It might be telling that on the same day former Governor Bill Ritter had a column in The Denver Post (Oct. 16), projecting “a...

In La Plata County, a heated effort to oust environmentalist commissioner

To hear La Plata County Commissioner Gwen Lachelt tell it, the breaking point was a chance meeting with Sen. John McCain. Last May, Lachelt...

The contradictions at the heart of the fight over methane rules

In 2014, Colorado became the first state to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, with the goal of shrinking its carbon footprint...

Environmental groups intervene to defend federal methane rule

Fifteen state, regional, tribal and national groups, including one from southwestern Colorado, have filed a legal motion with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

Colorado’s worst methane polluter is an Arch Coal mine

Somerset, CO — If you know what to look for, you can spot the old well pads in the hills above West Elk Mine....

Four Corners methane buildup alarms scientists

Massive amounts of methane have "flooded" the Four Corners, according to a new report by the Public Broadcasting Service. The bright red spot represents the...

Beauprez talks economy ahead of ballot drop

  In celebration of Columbus Day and anticipating mail ballots heading out to voters on Tuesday, Colorado Republican candidate for governor Bob Beauprez shared details...

State takes major step to clean up Colorado’s blue skies

New rules make the state a leader in protecting air quality, for the first time, targeting emissions associated with oil and gas development.

Air-quality commissioners stand strong, adopt tough new rules

"The companies will use these rules to make improvements that they'll tout in years to come."