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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The governor this week named Pam Patton, of Bayfield, to the PUC, where she joins former Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation chairman Joshua Epel and Republican appointee James Tarpey.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has proposed a change to the estate tax code to keep more farms and ranches intact.
As first reported last week by Colorado Independent contributor Allen Best of Mountain Town News, a sweeping water accord called the “Colorado River Cooperative Agreement” was announced today in Grand County by political leaders from Grand, Summit and Eagle counties, along with officials from Denver Water, the Colorado River District, the ski industry and other major stakeholders.
Several conservation, sportsmen and wildlife groups in Colorado asked the state’s three gubernatorial candidates, Democrat John Hickenlooper, Republican Dan Maes and American Constitution Party candidate Tom Tancredo, nine questions covering a number of issues specifically relating to the economy, wildlife,…
Telluride second-home owner and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is having her conservative street cred questioned for doing something that’s apparently a big no-no in the No-Bama GOP of 2009: Whitman gave money to environmental causes.
A 14-week conservation campaign on the Colorado College campus in Colorado Springs last semester encouraged students to change their daily rituals– to get less individualist and more communal, basically. The social experiment resulted in utility cost savings of nearly $100,000…
Celebrating something called Earth Day Month, plastic container manufacturer Nalgene reveals Denver is the sixth least-wasteful American city according to a survey conducted among residents of the country’s 25 largest metro areas. San Francisco ranks first and Atlanta pulls up the rear in a tally examining how well residents adhere to 23 waste-oriented behaviors, from taking public transportation to collecting rainwater and visiting the library.
Oil and gas drilling in Colorado and western states won’t disappear anytime soon, but if a smarter energy policy isn’t developed, the western landscape will continue to suffer along with the American families that have to pay increasing fuel costs, according to ranchers, politicians and conservationists that spoke Wednesday at the Big Tent.