Lawmakers Concerned: Trump Freezes EPA Grants, Bars CommunicationSome Colorado lawmakers say they are deeply troubled by an order by President Donald Trump to censor several agencies' communication and freeze grant awards from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Appeals Court Battle Over Endangered Species ReintroductionA federal appeals court is weighing whether New Mexico can block the federal government from releasing more endangered wolves in the state without the state's permission.
Interior Department Touts Efforts To Protect Sage GrouseInterior Secretary Sally Jewell is in Colorado to tout efforts to save the greater sage grouse across the West one year after the federal government decided not invoke the Endangered Species Act to protect the rare bird.
Regulators Back Continuing Operations At Colorado Coal MineFederal regulators say allowing a northwestern Colorado coal mine to continue operating would have no significant impact on the environment.
Federal Investigators: EPA Mine Spill Could Have Been PreventedGovernment investigators squarely blamed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for a 3 million gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado gold mine.
Judge Blocks Federal Oil, Gas Drilling Rules Pending LawsuitA judge on Wednesday blocked new nationwide regulations for oil and gas drilling on federal lands from taking effect while a lawsuit moves ahead.
Sage Grouse Plan Aims For Balance Between Industry, WildlifeA cooperative effort to save a ground-dwelling bird has diverted it from possible extinction, federal officials declared Tuesday.
Rancher: Sage Grouse Cooperation Broke DistrustThe latest on the decision not to list the greater sage grouse as threatened or endangered.
Udall Announces Legislation In Wake Of Mine Waste SpillThe federal government would be required to identify the most dangerous abandoned mines in the West and make plans to clean them up under legislation introduced by members of New Mexico's congressional delegation.
Q&A: What Is A Sage Grouse And Why Is The Bird Imperiled?The Interior Department said Tuesday it won't propose federal protections for the greater sage grouse, a chicken-sized bird of the sagebrush that ranges from California to the Dakotas.
Feds Plan Announcement On Protections For Imperiled Greater Sage GrouseU.S. officials plan to make a major announcement Tuesday on efforts to protect an imperiled bird that could have implications for the energy and ranching industries.
2nd Colorado Coal Mine To Get Environmental Re-DoAnother northwestern Colorado coal mine is set to get a new environmental review after environmentalists challenged its permit.