Local State and Local Programs News ItemsDecisions on public lands in Colorado, across West questioned after ruling on acting federal agency chief10/7/2020 8:00:20 AM
Sixty environmental organizations say decisions about management of public lands in Colorado and across the West should be set aside after a federal judge ruled that William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 14 months as head of the Bureau of Land Management.
Colorado is burning and there’s no time to wait. Teen Columnists on climate change.10/4/2020 8:00:07 AM
Colorado teens can't vote for their future. But you can. So here's what they want you to think about climate change as you cast your ballot this November.
Colorado’s plan to reduce greenhouse gases calls for more electric cars, cuts to oil and gas emissions9/30/2020 2:15:55 PM
Gov. Jared Polis’ draft plan to drastically cut greenhouse gas pollution in Colorado calls for an accelerated move to electric vehicles and buses, deep reductions of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry and at least an 80% drop in emissions from electricity generation.
What’s going on with all the dead birds across Colorado and the Southwest?9/24/2020 10:00:19 AM
Researchers are scrambling to explain why hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of birds were suddenly being found dead across wide swaths of New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, Arizona and Texas in recent weeks -- an event that could be one of region's largest bird die-offs in recent memory.
Colorado testing fish in new push to prevent health harm from toxic “forever chemicals”9/20/2020 8:00:35 AM
The fish testing begun this month reflects an intensified scramble by Colorado public health officials to minimize human health and environmental harm as PFAS chemicals that don't easily break down spread worldwide, with U.S. airports and military bases, where workers used toxic firefighting foam, standing out among the hot spots.
Water shortages in western United States more likely than previously thought9/16/2020 8:00:22 AM
There's a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025, jeopardizing the steady flow of Colorado River water that more than 40 million people rely on in the American West.