ERIE — Flaggers in orange vests stopped traffic on the parkway as a convoy of semi-trailer trucks rumbled toward Red Hawk Elementary this week hauling sound barriers to muffle a gas extraction project in this once quiet neighborhood that has left many parents, teachers and residents vexed.
DENVER – ProgressNow Colorado and allies in the Monumental West campaign today presented President Barack Obama’s campaign field office in Denver with hundreds of Colorado signatures to a letter requesting he support the protection of Browns Canyon and Chimney Rock.
DENVER — The coal industry is resorting to online classifieds to bolster its ranks.
“We hear stories of people paying folks $50 through Craigslist to come and wear shirts supporting ‘Coal for America,’” Lisa Jackson, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator and surprise guest at the “Rebel With A Cause” gala, told a ballroom of activists on Thursday night.
Over 100 businesses on the Western Slope wrote Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper today, asking that he stop devoting state resources to study Aaron Million’s embattled Flaming Gorge pipeline proposal.
Four new conservation projects in Colorado will add to the more than 20,000 work opportunities for low-income youth on public lands this summer.
Colorado’s conservation community deemed the 2012 state legislative session a success this week after it saw a half dozen bills it supported pass and 15 efforts to undermine the environment thwarted.
In the American West, the battle for control of water never really ends, but on Tuesday a major agreement among key Colorado players promised greater future cooperation to get more water to more people more consistently. The Colorado River Cooperative Agreement was signed by Denver Water and representatives from Grand County, Summit County, the Colorado River District and the Clinton Ditch & Reservoir Company.
Oil and gas companies are tapping only about 28 percent of federal offshore sea floor they have leased and 56 percent of the onshore land they’ve leased is also sitting idle, the Interior Department said Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis is trying to convince Congress that pizza is not a vegetable.