A replacement rule from the Interior Department rescinds mandates for companies to reduce gas pollution.
Environmental Protection Agency
Congressman Jared Polis asked the federal government to keep Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge closed. Fish and Wildlife plans to open the refuge regardless.
The EPA says it won't release public comments on its interim cleanup plan for mines in southwest Colorado, until a full plan is released.
The lawsuit was filed by 295 people and asks for about $75 million to cover lost crops and other damages.
EPA Regional Administrator Doug Benevento said the community listening session would “inform our path forward in addressing PFAS in communities.
The EPA said this week it is making progress on reviewing about 380 claims for lost income, fallen property values and other losses.
The 2015 spill sent a yellow-orange plume of toxic heavy metals into rivers in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and on Native American lands.
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.
Compounds called PFCs were detected in wells used by the South Adams County Water and Sanitation District. Officials there say the water is safe.