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Lawmakers point to East Palestine rail disaster in bid to block federal approval of Utah oil trains

Lawmakers point to East Palestine rail disaster in bid to block federal approval of Utah oil trains

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse of Colorado on Monday wrote a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack urging him to formally suspend federal authorization of…

Colorado lawmakers drop bill to fully decarbonize state economy by 2050

Colorado lawmakers drop bill to fully decarbonize state economy by 2050

A wide-ranging package of new proposals to tackle climate change from Democratic state lawmakers would step up existing statutory goals to target full decarbonization of Colorado’s economy by 2050. Senate…

Billionaire trying to revive Tennessee Pass rail line acquires another railroad in southern Colorado

Billionaire trying to revive Tennessee Pass rail line acquires another railroad in southern Colorado

Stefan Soloviev, the billionaire New York developer and Colorado agricultural landowner who first revived interest in the dormant Tennessee Pass rail line through Eagle County in 2018, is on the…

Ute battles past, present linger as Biden designates Camp Hale National Monument

Ute battles past, present linger as Biden designates Camp Hale National Monument

PANDO VALLEY, Colo. – On his way to Wednesday’s signing ceremony to designate the new 53,800-acre Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument, President Joe Biden and his motorcade passed over 9,267-foot…

Colorado county manager says Utah oil train plan ‘fanning the flames’ of climate change

Colorado county manager says Utah oil train plan ‘fanning the flames’ of climate change

Two of Colorado’s most cherished natural resources have been in the news a lot lately: the endangered Colorado River and key national forest areas lawmakers want to protect for future generations. Both are threatened…

Tennessee Pass rail revival still possible as Utah oil train debate continues to rage

Tennessee Pass rail revival still possible as Utah oil train debate continues to rage

It’s been just over a year since a key federal agency rejected an expedited lease deal to revive rail service on Union Pacific’s dormant Tennessee Pass Line through Eagle County, prompting one…

‘Strong opposition’ to Utah oil train project builds in ‘downline’ Colorado communities

‘Strong opposition’ to Utah oil train project builds in ‘downline’ Colorado communities

The prospect of up to 350,000 barrels of oil a day rolling through Colorado on trains has caught the attention of Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet following the Dec. 15 U.S.…

Colorado senator looks to extend health insurance savings in Build Back Better Act

Colorado senator looks to extend health insurance savings in Build Back Better Act

Coloradans who don’t get their health insurance through their employer and have to buy it on the individual market are saving hundreds of dollars a month in 2022 thanks to…

Debating snowmaking, cloud seeding for skiing during worsening climate crisis

Debating snowmaking, cloud seeding for skiing during worsening climate crisis

Looking up at the grassy, brown lower slopes of Colorado ski resorts these days, streaked in places with patches of artificial snow, it’s natural to wonder, what’s the point? As the…

Colorado congressman leads charge on access issues plaguing mobile app stores

Colorado congressman leads charge on access issues plaguing mobile app stores

Despite a recent court ruling that could carve off a big slice of Apple and Google’s revenue for rival tech companies and app developers, Colorado Congressman Ken Buck continues to sharpen his…