The head of Colorado’s wildlife department has been cited for trespassing while hunting.
Colorado regulators gave initial approval Wednesday to rules meant to limit the effects of oil and gas drilling on homes, including a rule increasing the distance that rigs must be from occupied buildings.
Colorado officials are launching a study of emissions tied to oil and gas development following a hearing by regulators that questions the science needed for making rules.
Sloppy accounting and staff turnover caused a $32.4 million miscalculation at Colorado’s Division of Wildlife, according to a state audit presented to lawmakers Monday.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says Colorado could avoid closing 15 of its 41 state parks by consolidating the Division of Wildlife and the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.