Colorado Mining Association
The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal challenging a federal rule that bars development on 50 million acres of roadless areas in national forests.
The Colorado Mining Association is considering whether to appeal the dismissal of its lawsuit challenging a regional haze plan, which state officials approved to help meet national air quality standards.
The Colorado Supreme Court says opponents can proceed with a lawsuit over converting some coal plants to natural gas.
The state of Wyoming and the Colorado Mining Association want a federal court in Denver to reconsider a rule prohibiting roads on nearly 50 million acres of land in national forests across the United States.
Colorado regulators are sticking to their decision to approve plans for Xcel Energy to retire some of its coal-fired power plants and switch others to run on natural gas.