Air Quality Rating Along Front Range Could Be LoweredThe Environmental Protection Agency proposed Thursday changing the classification for the Denver metro area and northern Colorado because air quality standards have not been met by the state.
EPA Will Drill Into Gold King Mine For Cleanup InvestigationThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to drill a test well into an inactive mine tunnel in southwestern Colorado to get information for a Superfund cleanup.
EPA Taking 1st Big Steps To Clean Up Leaking Colorado MinesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take the first major steps this summer to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines at a Superfund site in southwestern Colorado.
EPA To Test For Lead, Arsenic At Pueblo Baseball FieldsThe Environmental Protection Agency will test for lead and arsenic at the Runyon Sports Complex, Pueblo's main baseball fields.
Dozens Plead With Trump Administration To Keep Air RulesDozens of people who live near oil and gas wells pleaded with the Trump administration Wednesday not to roll back rules for methane pollution, while industry representatives said the changes should go further.
Trump Administration Holds Hearing On Rollback Of Air Rules In DenverThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is holding its only public hearing on the Trump administration's plans to roll back Obama-era rules for methane pollution from the oil and gas industry in Denver on Wednesday.
Denver Metro Area Fails Federal Air Quality Standards... AgainThe air quality in Denver is getting worse and it's not meeting federal ozone standards.
5th Lawsuit Filed Against EPA Over 2015 Mine Waste SpillA fifth lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a mine waste spill the agency inadvertently triggered in 2015, polluting rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
EPA Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit Over Colorado Mine SpillThe EPA said in a motion Wednesday that the court doesn't need to intervene because crews are already working on the cleanup.
Truck Crash Spills More Waste From Colorado Mine Into CreekA truck hauling waste from a Colorado mine — the source of a 2015 spill that polluted rivers in three states— crashed into a creek on Monday.
Pruitt Resigning From EPA, Trump AnnouncesPresident Donald Trump announced on Thursday that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is resigning.
EPA Lays Out Next Steps To Clean Up Southwest Colorado MinesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in southwestern Colorado, including dredging contaminated sediment from streambeds and digging ditches to divert water away from tainted rocks and soil.
Air Force Renews Commitment To Safe Drinking Water In Southern ColoradoThe Air Force is renewing its commitment to make sure people have safe drinking water in two communities near Colorado Springs.
Federal Investigators: Pruitt's $43,000 Soundproof Booth In EPA Office Violated LawThe $43,000 soundproof booth for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's office violated federal law, federal investigators concluded.
EPA Fires Back At Critics Over Colorado Mine WastewaterThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is firing back at a mining company that accused the agency of letting untreated mine wastewater get into a southwestern Colorado river.