Can you see it? Smell it? Maybe even taste it? Wildfire smoke blanketed large portions of Colorado Thursday.
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The residents of about 180 homes out of the 1,900 evacuated because of the 416 Fire returned home today.
The 416 Fire and other high-profile blazes won't be the last wildfires to cause concern in Colorado.
A task force is expected to wrap up recommendations soon. Denver City Council will begin weighing the proposal by the end of June.
Mineral and royalty owners say there's about $180 billion in untapped oil in the Watternberg field.
Ranches, ski resorts and national forests have closed during their peak tourism seasons because of the blazes in southwestern Colorado.
National forests and parks in Arizona and New Mexico have already been shut down as precautions.
Over 2,800 square miles of public land in southwestern Colorado will be closed to campers, hikers and bikers because of the fire danger.
Pruitt has been under close scrutiny for his spending and relationships with industry representatives.
A U.S. official harshly criticized a Colorado health officer who questioned the safety of a former nuclear weapons plant that was converted into a wildlife refuge.
Nearly 700 firefighters backed by air support were attacking the blaze, which was 10 percent contained.
A carbon dioxide test center in Wyoming captures CO2 from burning coal before it enters the atmosphere.
"We do not believe the bison population level is too high or that any scientific studies would substantiate that," Superintendent Dan Wenk says.