The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound from the spill's impact.
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“If the Front Range is going to continue to grow, it will only be at the expense of agriculture," said farmer Dale Mauch. "There’s just not enough water."
- While oil and natural gas prices are great for the wallet, they're leading to layoffs. NPR visits Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale region, which is still seeing a growth in high-paying natural gas jobs.Read More
Satellite images from NASA offer a unique glimpse at how our corner of the planet has changed.
The Boulder County osprey camera is the most popular page on the county’s website. It's one of several cameras that's capturing the inner lives of birds.
- The new target was submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Tuesday. It is part of a plan for a new international treaty to be hammered out in December in Paris.Read More
The decline in Colorado’s oil economy growth is directly tied to the low price of oil. Economic experts aren't sure where prices are headed.
A Carnegie-led team of scientists studied how the trees were affected by drought, and developed a model to predict how future climate patterns would affect the aspen.
High demand from Fort Collins residents means that a new community solar array in the city will nearly double in size.
- The regulations, which go into effect in 90 days, establish safety measures for wells and for drilling companies to publicly disclose chemicals used in the process.Read More
A U.S. Forest Service researcher interviewed government officials in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Larimer counties to compare and contrast rebuilding efforts after wildfires.
The governor says he won't support efforts to ban fracking in the state.
A new coalition, Coloradans Against Fracking, says it will seek to place the issue on the November 2016 ballot.
In his book 'Welcome To Subirdia," ornithologist John Marzluff finds a surprising diversity of birds and other wildlife in the 'burbs.
The vast majority of industry spending went into opposing a slate of initiatives that would have put new restrictions on drilling.