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.
Xcel Energy Inc. is providing $447,000 for environmental projects in north Denver to resolve a lawsuit alleging clean air violations.
An environmental group is asking a federal appeals court to review part of Colorado’s plan for cutting air pollution and haze.
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.
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.
The U.S. Forest Service has consented to expanding federal leases that Mountain Coal Co. uses to extract coal from the West Elk Mine.
Farmers and ranchers said Tuesday that predators like coyotes are a huge problem, despite a federal report that found the number of cattle killed by the animals was minimal.
State lawmakers are considering a measure allowing more bear hunting.
A federal judge has upheld a decision by the National Park Service to use sharpshooters to thin overpopulated elk herds in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Environmental groups have filed two lawsuits in federal court over power-plant emissions in Colorado.