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State Issues Another Wildfire Smoke Health Advisory

Smoke from Canadian wildfires is lingering over Colorado on Wednesday, and a smoke advisory for areas east of the Continental Divide is once again in effect on Wednesday.


A view of Denver International Airport on July 7, 2015. (credit: CBS)

A Health Alert For Your Heart And Lungs: How To Protect Yourself

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued an Action Day Alert for areas east of the Continental Divide because of unhealthy air quality due to wildfires in Canada. CBS4’s Dr. Dave Hnida explains what steps you should take to protect your health.


The San Onofre and Diablo Canyon nuclear power plants. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.


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Strong Inversion Puts Denver Under A Brown Cloud

Depending on your view of Denver and the Front Range on Tuesday, you might have seen the infamous brown cloud hanging over the region.


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Opponents, Supporters To Discuss Clean Air Rules

Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.


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Big Research Effort Will Track Colorado Ozone

Researchers say an intensive campaign to measure air pollution along Colorado’s northern Front Range will produce a wealth of data to help identify the sources and levels of ozone.


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Colorado Governor Touts Air Pollution Rules

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state’s new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry – but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.


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Colorado Air Pollution Hearings Continue

Colorado health officials have extended air pollution talks through the weekend on a sweeping plan to reduce air pollution from oil and gas drilling.



Colorado Opens 4 Days Of Air Pollution Hearings

New air pollution rules for Colorado’s oil and gas industry go up for public comment Wednesday.


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Colorado Governor Plans Lawsuit Over Drilling Bans

Environments are concerned after Gov. John Hickenlooper said Colorado has an obligation to sue Fort Collins over banning oil and gas development within its city limits.



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