Federal environmental regulators are seeking “input and wisdom” from Colorado as they begin the process of rewriting a Barack Obama-era water protection rule known as WOTUS, which the White House says it now wants aligned with a Supreme Court opinion on water rights from the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry hit a raw nerve in Washington recently when he announced his department will undertake a study of the possible impact that federal regulations have had on U.S. electric grid reliability. Essentially, the Department of Energy will look at “critical issues central to protecting the long-term reliability of the electric grid.” The […]
Economic damage from a Colorado mine waste spill caused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency might be far less than originally feared after attorneys drastically reduced some of the larger claims, The Associated Press has learned. Farmers, business owners, residents and others initially said they suffered $1.2 billion in lost income, property damage and personal […]
Assistant Senate Majority Leader Ray Scott, a Grand Junction Republican, swung hard at Gov. John Hickenlooper this week, criticizing the Democrat’s embrace of a “clean energy future” for Colorado in the face of President Donald Trump’s move to halt federal efforts to combat climate change.
Gov. John Hickenlooper declared Tuesday that Colorado will continue to pursue “a clean energy future” despite an executive order signed by President Donald Trump ending the federal government’s efforts to combat climate change.
President Trump’s “America First” budget blueprint, which proposes to boost military spending while historically slashing scientific research paid for through agency budgets, is meant in part to send a signal of “hard power” dedication to military might, according to administration officials, but it may cost many research and field jobs around the country and at […]