The good news: The mountain pine beetle is back to normal levels. The bad news: The spruce beetle is an active epidemic.
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- A decision on the Clean Power Plan could be long in coming — meaning that the rules' fate might not be determined before a new presidential administration comes into power in 2017.Read More
Rocky Mountain National Park leads the Colorado pack with nearly $63 million in deferred maintenance. At least one-quarter of that is related to trails.
- When the moon is overhead or "underfoot," the chance of rainfall diminishes ever so slightly, a new study concludes.Read More
Asking for a Superfund designation means relying on the same agency that accidentally sent 3 millions of gallons of orange waste into the Animas River.
The severance tax will bring in 77 percent less revenue this year -- half of the revenue goes to the Colorado Department of Natural Resources budget.
Mike King navigated contentious fracking debates and sparred with the EPA over the Gold King Mine spill. He’ll join Denver Water as its director of planning.
Silverton resisted a Superfund designation for decades. It just took a bright orange river to change things.
The five Colorado mines include Colowyo, Bowie No. 2, Foidel Creek, Deserado and West Elk.
Will the the bottom drop out for coal in 2016, or will the slow decline continue?
The nature photographer says he was motivated by activism to raft the Yampa River for his latest book.
As lawmakers start the 2016 session, Colorado's governor lays out his biggest priorities, and faces questions about promises made last year.
Colorado is among states where lawmakers have talked about transferring federal lands over to local government control.
Environmental groups have found success in challenging federal coal leases. They hope to further that success in Colorado this year.