Emissions

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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Scientists Launch Study Of Emissions Over Fracking Sites

Researchers are taking to the air to measure trace gas emissions over production sites in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, the Niobrara shale formation of northern Colorado and Wyoming, and the Four Corners area.

03/23/2015

Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell car is seen at a press conference at 2014 International CES (Photo by Rob Lever/Getty Images)

DC Environmental Director To Tout Hydrogen-Powered Car

The District of Columbia’s top environmental official will be taking a spin in a new car that’s powered by air.

03/18/2015

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Monday Is Deadline For Comments On EPA’s Emissions Proposal

The plan to cut emissions by 30 percent by 2030 attracted crowds to regional hearings this summer, including Denver.

12/01/2014

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Colorado Well-Positioned For Pollution Standards

Out of all the states in the nation, Colorado offers the best sneak peek at what the nation would look like once President Barack Obama’s energy regulations take effect.

06/02/2014

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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.

02/22/2014

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Marijuana Warehouses Creating Massive Energy Demand, Emissions

Growers in the medical marijuana industry are seeing large energy bills, plus criticism from some who say they need to reduce their carbon footprint.

12/03/2013

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Cement Maker Fined, To Cut Emissions At Colorado Plant

A cement manufacturer in Lyons has agreed to pay a $1 million fine and to install controls to decrease its emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide, the U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday.

04/19/2013

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Police: Loveland Emissions Workers Swindled Drivers

Dozens of drivers getting emissions tests for their cars apparently also got swindled when they paid for the test.

06/20/2011

Vehicle emissions testing (credit: CBS)

Bill To Exempt 2 Colorado Counties From Car Tests Fails

State Senate Democrats have killed a Republican proposal to waive vehicle emission inspections in Larimer and Weld counties.

03/24/2011

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