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No federal protection for the greater sage grouse

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the greater sage grouse does not require protection under the Endangered Species Act. Once upon a...

Threats of another lawsuit looms over Colowyo after expansion OK’d

The Colowyo Mine, at the heart of a climate-change motivated lawsuit between the environmental group WildEarth Guardians and the U.S. Department of the Interior,...

Coloradans rejoice and despair over the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

As expected, today, the Obama administration announced the release of final rules creating the Clean Power Plan. In announcing the CPP, President Barack Obama said...

Department of the Interior blasted for not appealing WildEarth Guardians lawsuit

Colorado senators, Republican Cory Gardner and Democrat Michael Bennet, joined Republican Rep. Scott Tipton last week in writing a letter to the Department of...

Bar owners cut New Belgium beers amidst Colowyo-coal-mine fight

When craft brewery darling New Belgium first got involved in water politics, it was just another aspect of the company's sustainability efforts – from smashing industry...

Colowyo calls timeout as eco lawsuit threatens coal mine

Millions of tons of coal a year and more than 200 jobs are at stake in a classic tale of climate-change concerns vs. big-coal profits unfolding at...

Judge blocks Colorado coal mine plan, orders feds to evaluate climate...

A court ruling issued in Colorado on Friday could nudge government agencies toward making more honest assessments of the climate impacts tied to the projects they approve for federal lands.

Colorado unlikely to hit ozone standard due to oil and gas...

FRISCO, Colo. — Ready or not, the federal government may be about to look up your tailpipe. Ozone violations along the Front Range spiked this year and it's unlikely that Colorado will meet a 2015 EPA deadline to improve air quality.

Green groups sue feds over proposed Rocky Flats land swap to...

Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit in a Denver federal court Tuesday to try to stop a proposal to turn the eastern edge of...

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.