Colorado Green News (11 - 20 of 1697)
DENVER (Reuters) - Carbon monoxide poisoning was responsible for killing two miners and sickening 19 others at a gold and silver mine in southwestern Colorado over the weekend, state and federal authorities said on Monday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Colorado announced proposed rules on Monday designed to reduce emissions during oil and gas operations in an agreement with drillers that addresses one key environmental concern surrounding the U.S. oil and gas boom.
After much debate and speculation, Colorado regulators proposed new air quality rules for the state's booming oil and gas industry on Monday, including the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions from drilling.The Associated Press highlights that the proposed rules will not require more inspections at drilling sites. Instead, a $30 million dollar monitoring system of infrared c...
OURAY, Colo. (AP) — Two workers were killed and 20 others were injured Sunday in a mining accident near the southwestern Colorado town of Ouray.The Ouray County sheriff's office was called to the Revenue-Virginius mine at about 7:20 a.m., county spokeswoman Marti Whitmore said. The miners were underground and were confirmed dead Sunday afternoon. "Anything that has been reported is specula...
OURAY, Colo. (AP) — Two workers were killed and 20 others were injured Sunday in a mining accident near the southwestern Colorado town of Ouray.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — U.S. officials on Thursday destroyed more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry — the bulk of the U.S. "blood ivory" stockpile — and urged other nations to follow suit to fight a $10 billion global trade that slaughters tens of thousands of elephants each year.
An animal advocacy group recently went undercover into a Colorado livestock company and shot a video that they say shows workers abusing newborn calves. WARNING: Video is graphic, some viewers may find it difficult to watch.Called Compassion Over Killing, the nonprofit group that posted the video which they say was shot at Quanah Cattle Co. in Kersey, Colo., describes itself as an "animal ...
Three Colorado cities passed moratoriums on hydraulic fracturing Nov. 6 by surprisingly high margins. Residents of Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins all voted by significant margins to reject gas and oil production through hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.Though
AKRON, Colo. (AP) — The nation's newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There wouldn't be civil unions for gay couples, legal recreational marijuana, new renewable energy standards, or limits on ammunition magazines.
Although Colorado has dried out from the historic flooding that resulted in the deaths of nine people and over $2 billion in property damage, the rebuilding of the state continues.Hundreds of miles of roads were washed out by the floodwaters, leaving the state in need of extensive road rebuilding, and an amazing time-lapse video of one repair of a section of road that had completely washed away...