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Homebrew: Aurora convict back in prison after clerical mistake, but should...

Big mistake If a convict gets accidentally released and starts a family, takes a steady job and gets his life back on track, is it OK to...

State GOPers put distance between themselves and Lamborn remarks

  "I know better." "There's no room for that." "He's an embarrassment." Those are some of the phrases with which state Republicans are putting space...

EPA’s clean power rule could work in Colorado’s favor, advocates say

"Colorado is a national leader in growing a clean energy economy. It's starting with this rule at a real position of strength."

Obama touts record U.S. oil and gas production in wake of...

Rejecting both the Republican push for an accelerated Keystone XL oil pipeline and the GOP argument that he doesn’t care about jobs, President Barack Obama Wednesday touted his record of increased domestic oil and gas production.

Colorado lawmakers react to Obama rejection of fast-tracked Keystone XL

President Barack Obama today agreed with a U.S. State Department recommendation not to fast track the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would move tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast of Texas. That decision predictably drew mixed reviews from Colorado’s congressional delegation and praise from the state’s conservation community.

EPA mercury rules hailed as environmental victory for Obama

Tough new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules limiting mercury, lead and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants were met with widespread praise from previously demoralized environmental groups on Wednesday.

Scaled-back BLM oil shale plan reportedly backed by GarCo commissioners

The Garfield County commissioners reportedly back a scaled-back federal plan for oil shale development in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, as long as it leaves as much acreage as possible open for exploring and perhaps eventually extracting the still unproven form of fuel.

State Department confirms Colorado not being thrown ‘under XL Pipeline bus’

U.S. State Department officials on Wednesday clarified that the Obama administration is only looking at alternative routes for the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline within Nebraska, somewhat easing the fears of Colorado water watchdogs worried about a “Western Alternative” that might reroute the project through the state.

Groups suing EPA for missing ozone deadlines under Clean Air Act

The environmental law firm Earthjustice today filed a notice of intent to sue (pdf) the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for not adhering to the Clean Air Act and identifying communities endangered by ozone air pollution.

Utah doctor, Colorado conservation groups dismayed by Obama smog decision

A Salt Lake City doctor on Friday expressed “deep distress” at the Obama administration’s decision to pull back new national smog standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.