Department of Natural Resources
Legislation to boost a grant program that helps communities remove forest fuels to prevent wildfires has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
There’s been another delay in a landowner’s legal fight to punish a top government official for trespassing. The case focuses on hunting and Colorado’s natural resources executive director.
He’s a high-ranking executive in the state government and even oversaw the creation of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, but now Mike King is under fire because a case of illegal hunting is being reopened.
State officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought.
The citation for trespassing while hunting against the head of Colorado’s wildlife department has been dropped.
The head of Colorado’s wildlife department has been cited for trespassing while hunting.
Suncor oil refinery operators have agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit by federal and state authorities over an oil spill that contaminated Sand Creek and the South Platte River.
The largest fundraiser for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will be held this weekend. It’s a state agency that gets a lot of money from the state, but about a quarter of their budget come from donations
Homeowners who want to do wildfire mitigation now have access to millions of dollars in matching funds from the state.
State officials say liquid hydrocarbons that have been seeping into the ground at a western Colorado gas field have affected a larger area than initially believed.