The Obama administration moved Tuesday to streamline the development of large-scale solar projects on public lands by approving 17 vast tracts across the West it says has the highest power-generating potential and the fewest environmental impacts.
Wildfires destroyed some 600 homes and burned more than 100,000 acres in Colorado during the past two months and several homeowners contacted 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger to ask where the military was when the fires broke out.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is checking out one of the top renewable energy research facilities in Colorado.
The shock is still wearing off for victims of the High Park Fire and the Waldo Canyon Fire, and elected officials are meeting with residents to let them know how they are helping out.
Billionaire Louis Bacon plans to protect the rest of his vast landholdings in southern Colorado from development if the government moves ahead with plans to create a new 5 million-acre conservation corridor in Colorado and New Mexico.
A judge is considering whether the federal government followed environmental regulations when deciding to drill for natural gas on Colorado’s Roan Plateau.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock wants the Denver Civic Center to become a National Historic Landmark. The mayor gave personal testimony to support its candidacy to the National Park System Advisory Board Landmarks Committee.
Colorado lost a true political pioneer in Paul Sandoval, last week. The Colorado political landscape would look far different without his influence and for many reasons, we are not likely to see the likes of him in today’s environment.
There have already been two major fires in Colorado this year, and federal officials say as more break out in the state this year they’ll be ready.
It’s important to protect the planet as we use its resources, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Monday night at a conference where he spoke on the Colorado River but also took a swipe at a Colorado congressman’s push for oil shale development.