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EPA Asked to Lower CO's Air Rating
It's time to stop "sugar-coating" Colorado's air problems, said Gov. Jared Polis.
Sep 9th, 2019
Colorado OKs Electric Car Requirement
It's intended to boost the number of electric vehicles in a state struggling to control ozone pollution.
Aug 19th, 2019
CO Activists Try to Reinstate Fracking Ban
Longmont voters approved the ban in 2012, but the state Supreme Court overturned it four years later.
Aug 15th, 2019
Food & Beverage
Farms Turn to Tech Amid Water Warnings
Remote sensors measure soil moisture and relay the readings by Wi-Fi. Cellphone apps collect data from agricultural weather stations and calculate how much water different crops are consuming.
Aug 13th, 2019
Cleaning Leaking Mines
The work includes dredging contaminated sediment from streams and ponds, diverting water away from tainted mine waste piles and covering contaminated soil at campgrounds.
May 24th, 2019
Outdoor Industry Pushes Political Fight
Big retailers, including Patagonia, Columbia Sportswear, REI and The North Face, have campaigned together to protect public lands.
Jan 31st, 2019
Next-Gen GPS Satellites Head to Space
The Air Force estimates that 4 billion people worldwide use the system.
Dec 17th, 2018
Dozens Plead with Trump: Keep Air Rules
Many accused the EPA of abetting polluters, looking out for the wealthy and failing its legal duty to protect public health and the environment.
Nov 16th, 2018
Former Nuke Site Reopens as Wildlife Refuge
Officials say the site is safe, but some people worry that plutonium particles could be sprinkled over the refuge.
Sep 21st, 2018
Trump Eases U.S. Methane Rules
The regulations have been called expensive and burdensome.
Aug 31st, 2018
3 Years Past Mine Spill, Victims Await Payment
The EPA said it is making progress on reviewing about 380 claims for lost income, fallen property values and other losses from the 2015 spill in Colorado.
Aug 7th, 2018
Judge Asked to Keep Public Away From Plant
Rocky Flats was the site of a government plant that manufactured plutonium triggers for nuclear bombs from 1952 until 1989.
Jul 18th, 2018