Calling them ‘groundbreaking,’ Governor John Hickenlooper proposed new statewide air quality rules for oil and gas drilling Monday. The rules aim to reduce air pollution from methane emissions.
Supporters of the effort in Boulder to create a city-owned electric utility got a boost in Tuesday’s election, when voters chose a debt-limit measure offered by the city over a competing measure put forth and funded by Xcel Energy.
Voters in Lafayette, Boulder and Fort Collins decided to hit the pause button on hydraulic fracturing Tuesday night. Election results in Broomfield are too close to call. A proposed moratorium failed by 13 votes, which will likely trigger a recount.
It was an early victory for Fort Collins Ballot Issue 2A Campaign Manager Kelly Giddens. Voters resoundingly approved a 5 year time-out on fracking.
Ten new electric vehicle charging stations were unveiled to the public Monday at Denver International Airport. The stations will be free to those who pay to park in the lots where they are located.