Colorado Senate Passes Abandoned Mines Cleanup BillColorado's Department of Natural Resources will soon be able to respond to emergency situations at more of the state's abandoned mines.
State Official Who Clashed With EPA Over Mine Spill ResignsColorado's top environmental official is stepping down, months after he clashed with federal authorities over a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine in southwest Colorado.
Colorado Disputes Key Part Of EPA Mine ReportColorado officials say they didn't endorse an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup operation that caused a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine.
State Continues To Check Into Oil & Gas Flooding ProblemsAfter a 16th significant oil spill was discovered this week in the wake of Colorado's historic flooding, state regulators are warning people to stay away from areas where spills have taken place.
Flood Waters Impact Oil & Gas Wells In ColoradoOil and gas officials and state regulators say it’s unclear if flooded drilling sites around Colorado will result in any groundwater or soil contamination.
Colorado Sees Surge In Oil ProductionThe Colorado Oil and Gas Commission says the state produced nearly 48 million barrels of oil in 2012, an amount not seen in decades.
Environmentalists & Drilling Companies Upset Over New Distance RuleThe Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has made a decision that has upset both environmentalists and drilling companies.
Rules To Limit Effects Of Drilling Get Initial OKColorado regulators gave initial approval Wednesday to rules meant to limit the effects of oil and gas drilling on homes, including a rule increasing the distance that rigs must be from occupied buildings.
Colorado To Study Oil And Gas Emissions Colorado officials are launching a study of emissions tied to oil and gas development following a hearing by regulators that questions the science needed for making rules.
Getches, CU Law Dean, Dies At 68David Getches, a leading American Indian rights lawyer and former dean of the University of Colorado School of Law has died. He was 68.