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WildEarth Guardians

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Lawsuits Seek To Stop Work At Mines In 3 States, Including Colorado

Coal industry representatives say lawsuits against mines in three Western states could have consequences across the U.S. as environmentalists seek changes in how mining is approved on federally owned reserves.

07/06/2014

Confluence Park (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Claims Company Dumping Dangerous Pollutants In Platte River

There are allegations that a company is filling a popular swimming and kayaking area in Denver with dangerous pollutants.

04/23/2014

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Conservationists Seek More Protection For Grouse

Conservation groups say they will go to court to force the Obama administration to do more to save the lesser prairie chicken.

04/10/2014

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Group Threatens To Sue Colorado Over River Flows

An environmental group is threatening to sue Colorado, saying its management of water in the San Luis Valley is putting New Mexico’s stretch of the Rio Grande at risk.

01/22/2014

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Gray Wolf Decision Could Have Big Ramifications In Colorado

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding if gray wolves should remain a protected species in Colorado.

11/20/2013

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Deal Would Put Coal-Fired Lamar Plant On Standby

A coal-fired power plant in Lamar would be put on standby under a proposed settlement with the environmental group WildEarth Guardians, which alleged the plant repeatedly violated the Clean Air Act.

07/02/2013

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Xcel Settlement Offers $447K For North Denver

Xcel Energy Inc. is providing $447,000 for environmental projects in north Denver to resolve a lawsuit alleging clean air violations.

03/07/2013

Haze in Denver (credit: CBS)

Group Seeks Court Review Of Colorado Haze Plan

An environmental group is asking a federal appeals court to review part of Colorado’s plan for cutting air pollution and haze.

02/26/2013

Stephen Johnson of Centennial took this photo on July 3 "along Trail Ridge Road inside Rocky Mountain State Park. Bull Elk at rest above timberline." (Submit a YouReport Photo)

Court Upholds Decision On Elk Thinning In Rocky Mountain National Park

A federal appeals court is upholding the National Park Service’s decision not to reintroduce wolves to Rocky Mountain National Park to control the elk population.

01/09/2013

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Park Service Defends Refusal To Use Wolves

The National Park Service acted properly when it ruled out using wolves to control the elk population in Rocky Mountain National Park, government lawyers argued Thursday before a federal appeals court.

09/20/2012

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