Campfires are now only allowed in designated campfire rings in picnic areas and established campgrounds. Charcoal grills, wood fuel camp stoves and gas grills can also be used.
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The plan is jarring for the development's opponents, who thought an earlier judge's decision closed the book on the development.
Each of the 260 orphaned wells will cost an average of $80,000 to clean up.
Study co-author Ivan Rudik said air quality warnings issued by parks and other government agencies may be causing the visitation drop.
A retired professor claims he has evidence of plutonium particles contaminating the refuge. Government lawyers counter that the EPA has since determined the area was safe.
While dry summers aren’t new, a winter and spring with little snow and rain have pushed parts of the state to get drier, faster.
Authorities say two people suspected of starting a central Colorado wildfire by using tracer rounds at a firing range have turned themselves in to police.
Compounds called PFCs were detected in wells used by the South Adams County Water and Sanitation District. Officials there say the water is safe.
Currently more than 80 percent of the state is in some form of drought.
With wildfires raging and cities facing record highs, everyone could use a bit (or a lot) of rain. The Channel 7 meteorologist says monsoons are on the way.
Rather than the old Western yarn of “water is for fighting,” can a focus on historical conservation cooperation teach us anything?
The state's hottest areas also happen to coincide with where wildfires are burning, a state climatologist says.
The Bureau of Land Management is consulting with the Navajo Nation before deciding whether or not to sell drilling rights.
A zero waste community means everything a community uses, can eventually be reused.
The state of Colorado is set to take on the $2 million a year financial burden of a cyanide gold mine that became an environmental disaster.