A plan to manage some of Colorado’s most prized forests went into effect on Tuesday, marking the end of a seven-year process conducted among an eclectic mix of stakeholders.
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Chief Justice John Roberts joined with the left members of the court to rule that the individual mandate at the heart of the historic Affordable Care Act is constitutional. The complicated opinion is being parsed by analysts at SCOTUS blog, but it seems clear the entire controversial Affordable Care Act has been upheld, granting an enormous victory for President Obama and for the already millions of Americans benefiting from the law.
The Citizens for a Healthy Community and Western Environmental Law Center’s suit aims to upend the Bureau of Land Management’s practice of keeping nominators’ names secret until after a lease is sold.
A federal judge ruled Friday that a Bush-era auction of gas leases on the Roan Plateau failed to adequately address its environmental impacts or entertain alternative, less-intrusive drilling plans.
The U.S. House passed a sweeping energy package Thursday that Alison Gannett, a farmer in the North Fork Valley, said puts “oil and gas companies first and Coloradans last.”
BOULDER — There are a lot of opinions on how far hydraulic fracturing should be from schools. One resident near a drilling operation a few hundred yards from Red Hawk Elementary School in Erie said he was probably the only one on his block who didn’t mind the noise or environmental and health risks Encana Corp.’s project brought with it. Still, in a perfect world, he said he’d prefer it were a mile away.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has a new routine. He wakes up every morning, puts on a suit and tie and then implores his colleagues on Capitol Hill to pass the wind production tax credit.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Newly released documents confirm that politicians and industry representatives secretly met in March to hammer out a position on the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to scale back available lands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming for oil shale research and development.
Billionaire hedge-funder Louis Bacon is donating a conservation easement on 90,000 acres bordering the San Luis Valley, which will provide the foundation for the proposed new Sangre de Cristo Conservation Area that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in the process of establishing.