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Wildlife Groups Sue Over Imperiled Lynx’s Habitat

Wildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.

11/17/2014

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Gunnison Sage Grouse Gets Federal Protection

Federal officials granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse on Wednesday, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activity to preserve the bird’s habitat in parts of Colorado and Utah.

11/12/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Colorado Seeks Delay On Gunnison Grouse Decision

Colorado is seeking a delay in a decision by federal officials on whether to protect the Gunnison sage grouse, saying voluntary measures could help save the bird.

11/11/2014

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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

Lesser prairie chicken (credit: dnr.state.co.us)

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

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