By Rob Nikolewski | | Sep 14, 2015 5:00 AM | 70
Two leading Democrats in Colorado — Sen. Michael Bennet and Gov. John Hickenlooper — fear proposed EPA ozone rules are not good for the Rocky Mountain State.
By Tori Richards | | Sep 09, 2015 4:49 PM | 2.3K
An Environmental Protection Agency official lied during a congressional hearing Wednesday when he said the agency responded to a Gold King Mine “cave-in” when in fact EPA contractors created the disaster by barricading the mine last summer, the owner of the mine has charged. “This was a result of cave-ins and water buildup. That’s why we [...]
By Rob Nikolewski | | Sep 07, 2015 5:00 AM | 35
TV viewers and some politicians are getting swamped by media campaigns over lifting the U.S.crude oil export ban.
By Arthur Kane | | Sep 04, 2015 5:00 AM | 10
Fort Collins and Loveland want voters to allow them to set up municipal broadband but cities in other states who tried the same thing lost millions of dollars.
By Arthur Kane | | Sep 03, 2015 5:00 AM | 10
Building a Better Colorado committee that will review the state's Taxpayer Bill of RIghts initiative wants to start a conversation but critics fear they will recommend tax increases.
By Arthur Kane | | Aug 31, 2015 5:00 AM | 20
Colorado lawmakers who already take per diem on days off and one of the highest reimbursement rates in the country will get an increase next year in the daily rate.
By Arthur Kane | | Aug 26, 2015 5:00 AM | 275
Most people only receive per diem when they're working, but Colorado lawmakers are making thousands of dollars by taking per diem on weekends and holidays, costing taxpayers as much as $400,000 a year.
By Tori Richards | | Aug 25, 2015 2:14 PM | 2.9K
A congressional committee blasted the Environmental Protection Agency today for blocking release of documents related to the Gold King mine disaster, which poured deadly chemicals into the largest source of drinking water in the West.  “It is disappointing, but not surprising, that the EPA failed to meet the House Science Committee’s reasonable deadline in turning over documents pertaining [...]
By Rob Nikolewski | | Aug 25, 2015 5:00 AM | 443
The Obama administration and the EPA have announced at least five proposed regulations in recent months.
By Tori Richards | | Aug 20, 2015 9:35 AM | 4.6K
In Greensboro, Georgia, EPA-funded contractors grading a toxic 19th-century cotton mill site struck a water main, sending the deadly sediment into a nearby creek. The sediment flows carry dangerous mercury, lead, arsenic and chromium downstream to the Oconee River — home to many federally and state protected species — and toward the tourist destination of Lake Oconee.