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The takedown of the Clean Power Plan begins

President Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency is expected to officially propose a withdrawal from the Clean Power Plan on Tuesday. Former President Barack Obama’s controversial plan...

Littwin: As Hurricane Irma hits, how do you explain climate-change deniers...

I have a two-year-old grandson who is fascinated by, and a little afraid of, thunder and lightning. When he wakes up in the middle...

Proposed budget cuts threaten clean-up in the West’s most polluted areas

On Aug. 1 the Waste Management and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss the fate of Superfund, a program of the Environmental...

Wiretap: Frederick Douglass’s 1852 July 4th address does amazing job of...

If you're searching in vain for dignity on the Fourth of July in the time of Donald Trump, The New Yorker's David Remnick advises...

The Trump administration’s false coal stats, explained

On June 4, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt claimed that since December 2016, the nation had “added almost 50,000 jobs in the coal...

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: AG Sessions is onto something new, targeting agreements on police...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has moved from illegal immigration to another contentious topic — police violence.  And the outcry may be nearly as loud....

In face of cuts, Fort Collins urges Bennet: Protect the EPA

Hundreds of environmental advocates rallied in Fort Collins yesterday on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. The worried Front Range residents feared cuts to...

Across party lines, Western governors see a partner in Pruitt

Just a few days in office, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency hosted an early Sunday morning breakfast for 11 Western governors....

Littwin: The Great Pot Shot

Now we know what they do on a slow day (in other words, every day but 'Husker game day) in Nebraska. They take their...