Environment

Democratic-aligned ethics group calls for transparency from Gardner over wife’s oil...

A Democratic-aligned ethics watchdog group is raising questions about whether Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has personally profited from oil and gas companies whose interests...

Colorado wildfires: Latest updates on active 2020 fire season

Major wildfires have burned an area of more than 618,100 acres (not including the Mullen Fire, which has burned mostly in Wyoming) across Colorado...

Sweeping federal protections inch closer for 400,000 acres of western Colorado...

Four long-standing efforts to protect tracts of public lands in western Colorado are closer to becoming law after Democrats in the state’s congressional delegation...

Increased setbacks a ‘ban’ on drilling? A new study shows otherwise.

Roughly 90% of the oil and gas resources in Colorado’s top-producing county would remain accessible through modern drilling techniques under a 2,000-foot “setback” requirement...

Water speculators could face more obstacles based on work by new...

Some feel like it’s something straight out of a dystopian movie. Others say it’s already happening: out-of-state companies purchasing Colorado water rights as an...

State regulators near decision on oil and gas setback distances

Within weeks of suffering defeat at the ballot box in 2018, anti-fracking group Colorado Rising announced its plans to fight on, hiring former Democratic...

Oil companies rely on controversial firm to rebut Colorado health study

One day after Colorado health officials briefed a state rulemaking panel on the potential health risks posed by oil and gas drilling, industry groups...

Trump administration rule would ‘streamline’ oil and gas drilling in Colorado’s...

When officials at the Bureau of Land Management sold the rights to drill for oil and gas on nearly 5,000 acres of land in...

Colorado should live up to its responsibility as The Headwaters State

By Ean Thomas Tafoya and Hannah Collazo The pandemic has revealed much about the inequities that plague our nation, the resiliency of our communities, and...

Oil and gas interests are trying to subvert a landmark law

Colorado lawmakers in 2019 enacted several pieces of landmark environmental legislation, including a bill meant to provide new protections against the harmful effects of...

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