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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...

A former Colorado air quality inspector speaks out

Jeremy Murtaugh worked for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as an air quality inspector for 12 years. “As goofy as it...

The big schvitz

If you like the scorching summer clime in communities like Sterling or Lamar, you'll love Denver in 2050, when greenhouse gases will be so thick in the air that 100-degree days will be more common than not.

Utah doctor, Colorado conservation groups dismayed by Obama smog decision

A Salt Lake City doctor on Friday expressed “deep distress” at the Obama administration’s decision to pull back new national smog standards proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Conservation group asks EPA to yank Xcel permits for coal-fired plants

Conservationists aren't waiting for Xcel Energy to remake its coal-fired power plants along the Front Range to reduce smog ahead of an expected emissions clampdown by federal regulators.