Suit Challenges Drilling On Public Land In Colorado, UtahEnvironmental groups have asked a judge to overturn the sale of drilling rights on public land in Colorado and Utah, saying the Trump administration didn't consider the potential threat to public health and the environment.
Grizzly Bear Hunting Delayed AgainA federal judge extended a temporary restraining order on Thursday, delaying planned grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho.
Government Agrees To Halt Use Of Cyanide Traps In ColoradoU.S. officials have agreed to stop using predator-killing cyanide traps on Colorado public lands amid pressure to ban the devices nationwide after one injured an Idaho teenager and killed his dog.
Bear, Mountain Lion Hunting Proposal Under FireTwo wildlife non-profit organizations are suing the federal government over a controversial plan to trap and kill dozens of Colorado’s black bears and mountain lions.
Expansion Of Colorado's Largest Coal Mine Clears A HurdleColorado's flagging coal industry got a glimmer of hope when the federal government removed one obstacle to expanding the state's largest mine, but it isn't a done deal, and further court challenges are likely.
Judge Says U.S. Should Reconsider Habitat For Canada LynxA federal judge says the U.S. government was wrong to exclude portions of five western states when it designated critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.
U.S. Takes Key Step To Implement Sage Grouse Conservation PlanFederal land managers have issued new guidelines that will help determine what restrictions are imposed on oil and gas drilling, livestock grazing and other activities in the West to protect the greater sage grouse.
Groups Challenge Federal Oil, Gas Leasing On Climate GroundsThe federal government needs to consider greenhouse emissions and the potential contribution to climate change before allowing oil and gas development on public land, two environmental groups asserted Thursday in a lawsuit over drilling in Western states.
Sage Grouse Plan Aims For Balance Between Industry, WildlifeA cooperative effort to save a ground-dwelling bird has diverted it from possible extinction, federal officials declared Tuesday.
Environmentalists Challenging Some Of West's Largest MinesBoosted by a recent victory in Colorado, an environmental group is expanding its legal campaign to try stop coal mining because of climate change by challenging permits for some of the largest mines in the West.
Judge OKs Environmental Review Of Colorado Coal MineA federal judge has signed off on a plan for a new environmental review at another northwestern Colorado coal mine.
2nd Colorado Coal Mine To Get Environmental Re-DoAnother northwestern Colorado coal mine is set to get a new environmental review after environmentalists challenged its permit.
Colorado Coal Mine Appeals Climate Change Court RulingA Colorado coal mine at the center of a legal fight over whether coal's impact on climate change needs to be considered before it is mined is asking to keep mining while it appeals a federal court ruling.
Judge Weighs Whether To Stop Expanded Coal Mining Near CraigA federal judge in Denver is considering a lawsuit to stop the expansion of coal mining in northwestern Colorado.
Wildlife Groups Sue Over Imperiled Lynx's HabitatWildlife advocates have sued the federal government after it declined to designate some areas in the West as critical habitat for the imperiled Canada lynx.