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EPA mulls further delays to rein in Front Range ozone as...

The Environmental Protection Agency is poised to order a crackdown on polluters in the northern Front Range who contribute to the region’s unhealthy levels...

Will a new program monitoring air quality at Denver schools make...

For the first time, parents, teachers, and administrators at 10 Denver public schools will know just how much air pollution students are exposed to...

Guest Post: Colorado’s toughest-in-the-nation air quality regulations are working A response...

There is much to dispute within Daniel Glick’s story, but let’s begin here: Our air quality conditions in Colorado are not worsening. In fact,...

3 takeaways from the Colorado coal plant closures

  Colorado officials have said two coal-fired power plants on the Western Slope will shut down and cease operations as part of an agreement to...

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...

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."

Colorado farmers join fight for tougher air quality rules

DENVER -- Farmers are joining a growing chorus in Colorado calling new proposed state air-quality rules weak and inadequate to address ozone levels that have spiked over the last half decade in the state as gas drilling has spread across the northern Front Range.

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.

ATMOSFEAR: Scientists Find Gas Wells Leak Methane at Rapid Clip

Authors of a new study published recently in Geophysical Research Letters found that the natural-gas industry is failing to prevent significant amounts of its product from escaping into the air every day. The leaks result in a loss of millions of dollars in potential profits and raise anew questions about the true environmental benefits that come from relying increasingly on gas as an energy source.