A snowy winter and wet spring mean more of Colorado’s snowpack will make it into reservoirs across the Colorado River System.
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Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit that calls into question Anadarko Petroleum's safety at Colorado operations have appealed to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
A fight over a pipeline has spilled into the courts. Thornton says it needs the water from the Poudre but Larimer County says the plan could hurt wildlife and the public.
The seven-state drought contingency plan seeks to keep two Colorado River reservoirs from dropping so low they cannot deliver water or produce hydropower.
The legislation had the support of all 14 senators representing the Colorado River basin states.
Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a sweeping overhaul of the oil and gas industry, making health and safety a greater priority. The industry vehemently opposed the law while some officials plan to gather signatures for a ballot issue scrapping the new regulations.
It’s now up to the state to hammer out the details of how to implement the big oil and gas overhaul.
New Mexico’s all-Democratic House delegation is seeking to halt new oil and natural gas lease sales on federal holdings within a 10-mile buffer zone around Chaco Culture National Historic Park.
After Colorado Lawmakers Usher In Sweeping Oil And Gas Rules, It'll Be Up To COGCC's Jeff Robbins To Implement Them
Once Governor Polis signs Senate Bill 181, Robbins must remake the COGCC to elevate public health and safety.
The EPA and National Park Service found harmful nitrogen pollution was 38 percent higher than the 2017 target level.
Ken Crumb passed the first fracking ban in the Colorado. In doing so, he ended up limiting local control of oil and gas.
State officials said this approach lets companies determine how much a site will likely pollute, so regulators can take that into account when they issue air pollution permits later.
Scientists are studying how much water is lost to evaporation at the nation's two largest reservoirs. There's no stopping it, but more accurate measurements could lead to better water budgeting on the Colorado River.
Tri-State had been under scrutiny for its reliance on coal-fired power. Now the utility is making moves to up renewables.