Denver Green News (1071 - 1080 of 1807)
Environmental groups trying to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to mitigate the climate change impacts of coal mine methane are encouraged by today's BLM decision to reconsider approval of a mine expansion on Colorado's Western Slope.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee was the site of a climate change Colorado showdown Tuesday.
America's "nuclear power renaissance" â€“ and a concurrent Colorado uranium mining revival â€” could cool considerably in the wake of an 8.9 earthquake and tsunami off Japan's northeast coast that caused two partial meltdowns at two nuclear reactors and serious problems at two more plants.
The thorny riddle of how to untangle Colorado's conservation easement quandary could force lawmakers to work overtime.
More great news on the local food front (see Tuesdayâ€™s featured post), this time from Transition Colorado. See the press release below to find out more.February 2011, Boulder, CO: â€œAs Colorado transitions towards a sustainable future, food will play an increasingly significant role in shaping the local economy,â€ says Michael Brownlee, co-founder of Transition Colorado. [...]
Dams are usually an ecological nightmare, and the Colorado river is certainly suffering due to overuse by the western states that rely on its waters, not to mention Mexico which receives barely a trickle. But because of the heavy reliance on its waters, dams along the Colorado River are not going anywhere. So how might they be improved to be more energy efficient? Circle of Blue writes, "A digi...
Colorado's rivers and streams are at a dangerous tipping point -- and we can no longer take their health for granted in water planning.
Colorado's coal industry is on fire lately, going after natural gas producers with gusto in the wake of last year's controversial Clean Air, Clean Jobs Act, which requires Xcel Energy to convert several coal-fired power plants on Colorado's Front Range over to natural gas or alternative fuel sources such as wind and solar.
Corrects name of Utah plant to White Mesa Uranium Mill, instead of White River, in 13th paragraph
A feud between the coal industry and lawmakers who approved phasing out coal-burning power plants has cropped up again at the state Capitol this year in the form a little-known rule.