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Colorado lawmakers might vote on wolf reintroduction before citizens do


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:00:29 +0000

Author: Saja Hindi

A Colorado state senator is championing a bill to reintroduce wolves to the western part of the state, despite a ballot measure that will ask voters whether to approve their reintroduction in November.

Read more: Colorado lawmakers might vote on wolf reintroduction before citizens do


Like Coachella, but for birds: There’s an entire Colorado festival dedicated to snow geese


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:16:04 +0000

Author: Sarah Kuta, The Know

#Birdchella?

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Trump rollback could leave nation’s waterways vulnerable to pollution


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:00:05 +0000

Author: Ellen Knickmeyer

The Trump rule narrows the 2015 definition of what’s a protected body of water and effectively removes safeguards for some waterways that had been put into place with the 1972 Clean Water Act

Read more: Trump rollback could leave nation’s waterways vulnerable to pollution


Polis welcomes wolves back to Colorado after wildlife officers confirm pack of 6 in Moffat County


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 01:50:53 +0000

Author: Bruce Finley

The sighting comes as voters will be asked this year whether to reintroduce endangered gray wolves to the state

Read more: Polis welcomes wolves back to Colorado after wildlife officers confirm pack of 6 in Moffat County


Endangered humpback chub fish on upswing in Colorado River basin, federal officials say


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 14:20:57 +0000

Author: Felicia Fonseca

An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.

Read more: Endangered humpback chub fish on upswing in Colorado River basin, federal officials say


Colorado oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $3.5 million in fines, repairs in air pollution settlement


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 02:17:01 +0000

Author: Bruce Finley

Federal and state authorities have reached a settlement agreement that would compel Denver-based oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $1 million and spend $2.5 million more improving pollution controls at 67 facilities in Colorado to resolve alleged violations of air quality laws.

Read more: Colorado oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $3.5 million in fines, repairs in air pollution settlement


“He was like the Holy Grail”: The life and legend of America’s most famous wild horse


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:02:37 +0000

Author: Ryan Osborne

Over the last decade, Picasso became an object of devotion to a legion of fans that track his every movement online, on Facebook pages dedicated to the wild horses of Sand Wash Basin .

Read more: “He was like the Holy Grail”: The life and legend of America’s most famous wild horse


Citizen gave FAA idea to move airport flight path from Boulder to Gilpin


Created: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:00:37 +0000

Author: John Aguilar

A controversial push by federal aviation authorities to shift westbound flights out of Denver International Airport over Gilpin County appears to have come at the suggestion of one person looking to clear the skies above Boulder.

Read more: Citizen gave FAA idea to move airport flight path from Boulder to Gilpin


Boulder scientists study declining ozone health in the lower stratosphere


Created: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:21:45 +0000

Author: Charlie Brennan

As brisk winter winds buffeted Marshall Mesa on a recent morning, Boulder scientists Patrick Cullis and Lizzy Asher wrestled a latex helium filled with 200-cubic-feet of helium tethered to a 4-pound package of science instruments into position, then freed it for a rapid flight high into the clear Colorado sky.

Read more: Boulder scientists study declining ozone health in the lower stratosphere


What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases


Created: Sun, 19 Jan 2020 13:00:33 +0000

Author: Bruce Finley

The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.

Read more: What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases

 
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