The Colorado Mining Association kicks off a three-day conference in Denver Monday. The 114th National Western Mining Conference and Exhibition is expected to highlight the industry’s role in the state’s economy.
The communities of Brighton and Fort Lupton in southern Weld County are working together to create a plan to develop an energy business park. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report Publisher Jeff Nuttall about what’s behind the activity.
A new report finds that within the next decade, the American West has the chance to produce as much oil and natural gas as the U.S. currently imports from other countries. But, energy advocates say there are some challenges.