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Judge refuses to delay trail building at Rocky Flats in potential...

A federal judge has denied a motion by a coalition of environmental groups to put a hold on building trails at the Rocky Flats...

Scientists testify Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge remains contaminated

Three scientists testifying in federal court Tuesday cited research they say debunks assertions by the federal government that public health dangers at the the...

Environmental concerns over Rocky Flats refuge prompt federal lawsuit

Colorado environmental, human rights and social justice groups are suing a federal agency to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and...

Feds ignore science, backpedal on wolverine protection

One of the rarest animals in the West won't get any special protection for now, as federal officials ignored their own researchers and withdrew a 2010 proposal to put wolverines on the endangered species list.

Twelve years of foot-dragging on lynx recovery

  FRISCO — Twelve years is long enough to finalize an endangered species plan for rare lynx in the Rocky Mountains, a federal judge has...

Endangered Species Act settlement deal could break listing logjam

A federal judge late last week signed off on a deal struck between the WildEarth Guardians environmental group and the U.S. Department of the Interior that would compel the federal government to reach final Endangered Species Act listing decisions on 253 species in the next five years.

Groups serve feds with notice of intent to sue over Arapahoe...

A coalition of environmental and citizen activist groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for...

Groups petition Fish and Wildlife to list Poudre River snowfly as...

If you want a clear indication of just how healthy, or unhealthy, the Cache la Poudre River on Colorado’s northern Front Range is these...

Sage grouse ruling ruffles feathers of Colorado oil and gas industry

Colorado oil and gas industry officials Monday were nervously eyeing Friday’s decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designating the greater sage grouse...

Water grab for proposed Green River nuclear power plant raises eyebrows

Conservation groups and at least one federal agency are raising serious questions about a water grab for a proposed nuclear power plant near Green...