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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...

Ask the Indy: A recap of changes coming to state oil...

A landmark bill that imposes new regulations on oil and gas drillers is on its way to the governor, who is expected to sign...

Guest Post: Why Proposition 110 is the only real option...

With more than $9 billion in deferred transportation infrastructure projects — and insufficient funds to complete them — Colorado is officially in a crisis. This...

Ask the Indy: Analyzing seven big questions about Colorado’s ballot fight...

Colorado Independent readers John Fielder and Daniel Montaño were among several who wanted us to look more closely at Proposition 112. If you have...

GUEST POST: Keep on marching for clean air and for kids’...

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are...

Wiretap: Guns: A public health issue

Public health Kristof: It's time to take a public-health approach to guns. It shouldn't be Democrats vs. Republicans. We should take a hard look at the...

Morning sickness marijuana trend draws eyes at the Capitol

Research is thin linking any negative impacts to pregnant pot smoking. But lawmakers in Denver say pregnant women are being subtly marketed to by the cannabis industry.

Hick on Vaccines: Strong statement, still no real plan

DENVER — Governor John Hickenlooper has recently made a strong case for the need to raise Colorado’s bottom-of-the-barrel vaccination rates, but he has fallen...

Center for Disease Control called out for transphobic policy

Kaiser and Colorado HealthOp agreed last month to cover more services for transgender Coloradans. But discrimination persists, particularly against those who are most vulnerable and seeking publicly funded treatment.

Boulder nuke worker widow scores new hope from Harkin

Boulder resident Bo Fellinger's husband Michael worked with nuclear material at the Ames Laboratory in Iowa during the cold war and died of...