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Colorado’s backcountry ‘roadless rule’ takes effect

A plan to manage some of Colorado's most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end of a seven-year process conducted among an eclectic mix of stakeholders.

Pace rips Tipton for fire prevention flip-flop

As partisan bickering grew heated Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., under pressure from his Republican colleagues, changed his vote on a fire-prevention measure at the last minute.

Forest Service pumps brakes on coal mine expansion into Colorado roadless...

The U.S. Forest Service overturned a decision Monday to approve the expansion of a coal mine in western Colorado that biologists feared would destroy wildlife habitat.

Colorado business leaders plead for Tipton to reconsider sponsorship of roadless...

Over 30 Colorado business leaders are asking U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton to reconsider his support of the Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act saying it poses “a serious threat” to their bottom line.

Regulations May Protect Some Roadless Areas From Drilling

UPDATED  The roadless area south of Battlement Mesa that is part of a gas lease sale next week, is in a an area that...

Roadless Recommendations Detoured

Draft recommendations for roadless areas in Colorado will be delayed for about a month, according to Steve Smith, the Glenwood Springs representative on the...
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