Commission ruling: No changes on net metering in Colorado

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — Colorado's Public Utility Commission has ruled that no changes are needed to the state's net metering process, which means that homeowners with solar installations will continue to receive retail rates for...

4th congressional hearing planned on Colorado mine blowout

By: The Associated Press

DENVER — A fourth congressional hearing is planned on the release of tainted wastewater from a Colorado gold mine that affected three states.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee announced...

Why so many Colorado bear stories in the summer of 2015?

By: MARIA ST. LOUIS-SANCHEZ maria.sanchez@gazette.com

Along the Front Range in recent weeks, the media has been teeming with bear tales. There's the cute stories, like a cub with its head stuck in a bottle and saved by Colorado Springs police officers. Or sad ones,...

Documents: Workers had no way to issue warning after spill

By: The Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. — Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to...

Million dollar caravan: Weekend electric vehicle rally starts in Colorado Springs

By: Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com

Want to see what a million dollars worth of electric vehicles looks like?

Take a spot by the side of the road on Saturday and watch 10 Tesla Model S EVs, each worth about $100,000, caravan from Colorado...

Investigation: EPA, state underestimated Colorado mine spill potential

By: The Associated Press

BILLINGS, Mont. — Despite prior warnings that dangerous levels of toxic water were building inside a Colorado mine, federal and state regulators mistakenly concluded the pressure was not high enough to cause an...

In reversal, Colorado mine town to seek federal cleanup help

By: The Associated Press

SILVERTON — The Colorado town where a toxic mine leak earlier this month unleashed a torrent of heavy metals into Western rivers has decided to change course and request a federal disaster funds to clean up the...

New documents raise more questions about Colorado mine spill

By: The Associated Press

Documents released by U.S. officials have revealed that the Environmental Protection Agency knew of the potential for a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine more than a year before a government cleanup...