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As Xcel Energy executives announced their vision of delivering zero-carbon electricity by 2050 in Denver on Tuesday, they may have also revived a long debate over the viability...
Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael...
Farmer and rancher Jan Kochis knows what it’s like to live by the whims of the market. Her farm in Elbert County grows dryland...
A bill that seeks to give Colorado communities with coal-powered plants a soft landing if the plants are retired early got panned last week...
"Look, there’s no getting around the work we have to do on this. We have to maintain a livable planet. What’s the alternative?”
Vaad drew heat from clean energy supporters for his ties to ALEC and its powerful fossil-fuel lobby. Governor Hickenlooper reappointed Vaad in May after the Senate failed to act.
Government watchdogs, energy consumers, environmental activists say former state Rep. Glen Vaad's ties to powerful anti-clean energy lobby shop ALEC should disqualify him.
Colorado officials have a plan to reduce more than 70,000 tons of pollutants annually from the skies by 2018. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preliminarily approved the plan Friday.
Tough new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules limiting mercury, lead and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants were met with widespread praise from previously demoralized environmental groups on Wednesday.