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Homebrew: Fountain school cop arrested after kinky ‘bear-suit’ sexting with student

School safety? A creepy Fountain school cop was arrested after trying to seduce a student via text, reports The Gazette. Not just one text, hundreds. One of the...

Flood-damaged Anadarko tank spilling thousands of gallons of oil into South...

An Anadarko Petroleum oil tank damaged by flood waters has released "an estimated 125 barrels or 5,250 gallons into the South Platte River," according to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

Union Pacific Railroad to pay $1.5 million for oil, coal spills,...

Union Pacific Railroad Company will pay $1.5 million for six alleged oil spills in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming and for three coal spills in Colorado, the Environmental Protection Agency announced today.

Tanker spills oil on Western Slope ahead of domestic energy jobs...

In a classic case of bad timing, the day before a Western Slope rally to call for more oil and gas jobs and fewer environmental regulations, a tanker truck carrying 10,000 gallons of crude oil crashed just north of Gateway, Colo., Monday, threatening to contaminate the Dolores River.

Yellowstone River rancher: ‘We can’t use majority of our farm …...

Luckily, Alexis Bonogofsky has a day job with the National Wildlife Federation, because her goat ranch and farm on the banks of the Yellowstone River south of Billings, Mont., has been completely shut down by last week’s ExxonMobil pipeline break and oil spill.

Salazar says U.S. energy policy has failed — unveils new rules

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Thursday unveiled tough new regulations regarding offshore drilling. “We are raising the bar for safety, oversight and environmental protection...

San Francisco study, Michigan news: Immigrants don’t steal jobs; they get...

A lot of the heat surrounding immigration policy debate comes from the fear that immigrants take jobs from American citizens, a fear easily exacerbated...

Esquire profile of 11 killed in Transocean fire delivers killer details

In the September issue of Esquire, Tom Junod has delivered a profile of the 11 men killed in the Transocean oil rig explosion and...

BP cleans up evidence of BP in Durango area

It is good to see that British Petroleum is finally doing the right thing -- acting aggressively in a way that will forestall future...

Major Michigan oil spill hits as Congress debates drilling reforms

Another day, another onshore oil spill somewhere in America. Officials in Michigan, according to our sister site, the Michigan Messenger, are streaming into the small...