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Colorado finalizes ‘roadmap’ for tackling greenhouse gas pollution

Colorado climate and energy officials on Thursday released the final version of their plan to bring the state’s planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions in line...

‘Millions of birds will die’: Last-minute Trump rule aids industry

In July 2011, a pipeline owned by ExxonMobil burst near Laurel, Montana, dumping 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the nearby Yellowstone River. As federal...

Rep. Neguse is a vital voice for biodiversity in Congress

After a year of frightening headlines, here’s one more: Wild populations of mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles have plummeted 68% since 1970. It’s a...

With emissions ‘off track,’ Colorado environmental advocates call for stronger climate...

Nearly everyone in Colorado’s environmental policy world agrees that there’s an urgent need for the state to bring its greenhouse gas emissions in line...

Reworked carbon tax, zero-waste ballot initiatives proposed by Denver climate activists

The activists behind a slew of recent environmental ballot initiatives in Denver are back again with a pair of proposals they hope to put...

Bipartisan members of Congress launch wildfire caucus

Congressional Republicans and Democrats from the West are banding together with a common interest in mitigating and responding to the increasing intensity and frequency...

Here are Colorado Newsline’s top 10 stories of 2020

To say that our tiny newsroom of four has been busy the past six months would be an understatement. Since we launched at the...

Q&A with Steve Fenberg, Colorado Senate majority leader

Colorado Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, a Democrat from Boulder who owns a bar in the historic town of Silver Plume, recently won reelection...

5 of the biggest Colorado political stories of 2020

Though Colorado wouldn’t confirm its first case of COVID-19 until March 5, 2020, public health officials later concluded that it had been circulating in...

Colorado finalizes stricter emissions rules to battle ozone pollution

The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission on Friday finalized a new set of emissions rules aimed at bringing the Denver metro area into compliance...

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