Farmers are getting paid not to plant for part or all of this season. Water managers hope the pilot program will help them prepare for drought in the future.
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The county says its fight against the oil and gas industry is not over just because its moratorium is coming to an end.
The federal government launched Energy Star in 1992 to rate computer monitors. Now it covers dozens of product categories from washers to electronics and homes.
Some participants also voiced concerns about potential cuts in federal funding for science and research. Others wanted an opportunity to move science out of labs and academia.
There’s concern that the march will be seen as partisan since it’s critical of Trump’s actions, when many believe science shouldn’t be a partisan endeavor.
Spending was up by about 8 percent and visits rose by 5.5 percent over 2015, a new report says.
A volunteer who checks Hanging Lake regularly spotted this latest graffiti; arriving so soon after the perpetrator that the paint was still wet.
Companies like Xcel say they need to find additional ways to cover the costs of maintaining the electric grid. One solution could emerge from a Colorado pilot program.
To see the worst of the coal slump in Colorado, look no further than the state’s North Fork Valley. Since 2013, two out of three mines have closed.
Valley leaders aren’t waiting to see if promises to the coal industry are delivered. Instead, they’re seeking to build their own path.
Colorado has about half the mining jobs it had a decade ago. Local officials want to replicate a Western Slope project that turns methane waste into electricity.
Farmers, business owners, residents and others initially said they suffered a staggering $1.2 billion in lost income. But the total now appears to be about $420 million.
“Storm Warning” is an exhibition that explores artists’ perceptions of environmentalism and a changing climate.
In absorbing the largest private holding left in its borders, the park gets a property full of family memories.