Local State and Local Programs News ItemsEPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan rollback could impact Colorado. How much remains unclear.8/21/2018 5:46:39 PM
As state and utility officials sorted through the Trump administration’s proposed sweeping changes to the Obama-era plan to reduce carbon emissions, environmental groups warned that the proposal announced Tuesday could undermine the significant strides Colorado has made. A mining industry official, though, said the changes would provide certainty for the coal industry and consumers. In […]
Colorado aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions with fuel efficiency push after federal standards freeze8/16/2018 11:06:48 PM
Colorado air quality officials on Thursday launched a push ordered by Gov. John Hickenlooper to ensure ever-more-efficient gas-powered vehicles -- calculated to cut heat-trapping greenhouse pollution by 2 million tons a year of carbon dioxide.
As Colorado River Basin reservoirs drop to near-record low levels, possibility of unprecedented water shortage declaration rises8/16/2018 8:00:12 AM
The Colorado River is so strained amid population growth and a climate shift to hotter, drier conditions that federal water managers may declare an unprecedented "shortage" and cut releases from reservoirs.