Overall, federal government wants to reduce emissions by 32 percent over the next 15 years. Colorado appears well positioned to meet that goal.
The study's author says improvements in Colorado's air quality could prevent 63 premature deaths per year.
- The debate centers around mercury emissions from the plants—something Colorado has been reducing.Read more
- Colorado and other states could be generating more wind power in the coming decades. But a federal report says the industry needs more tools and new strategies for growth.Read more
- The El Paso County Property Rights Coalition filed suit March 5 against NextEra Energy Resources and the county commissioners.Read more
What the bill does: Taxpayers who claim an investment tax credit for renewable energy would be able to get an 80 percent refund of their credit.