Environmentalists Sue To Keep A Coal Mine From Building Temporary Roads

Energy | Tim Pearce
Miners leave after working the final shift at Kellingley Colliery on its last day of operation in north Yorkshire, England, December 18, 2015. Kellingley is the last deep coal mine to close in England, bringing to an end centuries of coal mining in Britain. REUTERS/Oli Scarff/Pool

Placing 17 million tons of coal at risk

Anti-Frackers Planned A Protest Outside An Official's Home, Except They Went To The Wrong House

Energy | Chris White
Hundreds of environmentalists arrange their bodies to form a message of hope and peace in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, December 6, 2015, as the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) continues at Le Bourget near the French capital. (Photo: REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo)

‘Threatening chalk messages drawn up and down the sidewalk’

Kasich Promises Not To Run For President With Colorado Governor

Politics | Thomas Phippen
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 27: Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) (R) and Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) participate in a bipartisan news conference to discuss the Senate health care reform bill at the National Press Club on June 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The governors called on Senate Democrats and Republicans to work together to come up with a better health care bill. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

‘The answer is no, OK’

Kasich Considering Teaming Up With Democrat For 2020 Run

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks as he withdraws as a U.S. Republican presidential candidate in Columbus, Ohio, U.S., May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

‘Getting these programs done’

Colorado Gov. Signs Executive Order Tying State To Paris Climate Accord

Energy | Chris White

‘We want to do it in concert with our General Assembly’

Interior Secretary Orders Review Of Obama-Era Greater Sage Grouse Protections

US | Tim Pearce
U.S. Interior Secretary Zinke speaks prior to President Trump signing executive order reviewing previous National Monument designations made under the Antiquities Act, at the Interior Department in Washington

‘The Endangered Species Act perpetuate a top-down, penalty-based approach’

Colo. Gov: Clamping Down On Marijuana Not A Priority For DOJ

US | Kerry Picket

‘He certainly was very direct and clearly said they’ve got a lot of priorities’

Colorado Dems Say 'Climate Rights' Bill Contains Divisive Language

Energy | Chris White
Actress Daryl Hannah (C) joins protesters with Americans Against Fracking during a noon time protest in front of the White House in Washington, August 22, 2013. The group is urging U.S. President Barack Obama to ban hydraulic fracturing on public lands. REUTERS/Larry Downing

‘Grounding the discussion in that reality as opposed to inflammatory language is a way for us to find consensus’

Colorado To Trump: Overturn EPA's Refusal To Pay Claims On Mine Spill

Energy | Chris White
Yellow mine waste water from the Gold King Mine collects in a holding pool in San Juan County, Colorado, is seen in this picture released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) taken August 7, 2015. REUTERS/EPA/Handout

‘We plan to work with … the next administration to bring justice’

Dems Fuming Over EPA's Decision Not To Compensate Mine Spill Victims

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Animas river after Gold King Mine spill (Credit: Barbara K Powers/Shutterstock)

A ‘shameful legal interpretation’

Colorado Passes Measure Making Fracking Bans Almost Impossible

Elections | Chris White
NEW YORK CITY - OCTOBER 19 2013: Environmental org, Food & Water Watch, sponsors a rally against fracking, an environmentally dubious method of extracting natural gas October 19 2013 in New York City Shutterstock.com / a katz

More than 50 percent of voters must approve future amendments

Colorado Vote Could Make It Harder To Ban Fracking

Energy | Andrew Follett
Hand putting down voting paper into a ballot box on American flag background (Shutterstock/Africa Studio)

It ‘ensure[s] that our constitution is not held captive by the whims of the day’

Enviro-Activists Offer Wish List Of Anti-Oil Nuts For Clinton's Cabinet

Elections | Chris White
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders take the stage at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S. November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘We know that we’re getting out the vote for a candidate who actively dislikes us’

Neither Dems Nor The GOP Want Local Fracking Bans In Colorado

Energy | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

This leaves major environmental groups with nowhere to turn

Emails Show Clinton Thought Bernie's Fracking Bans Too 'Extreme, Unfeasible'

Energy | Chris White
(Photo: ReDemocratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders stand together during a campaign rally where Sanders endorsed Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., July 12, 2016. (REUTERS/Brian Snyder)

‘Such an extreme position threatens the progress of common-sense’

Podesta Wanted Enviro-Billionaire For Energy Pick Over Obama's Picks

Energy | Chris White
Investor, philanthropist and environmentalist Tom Steyer speaks at the Center for American Progress' 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Fabulous choice for energy secretary’

Colorado Confirms Anti-Fracking Measure Didn't Make The Ballot

Energy | Andrew Follett
Hand putting down voting paper into a ballot box on American flag background (Shutterstock/Africa Studio)

The initiative would have cost $14.5 billion in lost economic output and 104,000 jobs

Colorado Anti-Fracking Measures On Life Support, 'Doomed'

Energy | Chris White
A drilling rig operates as a sign warns of underground natural gas pipelines outside Rifle, Colorado, June 6, 2012. Picture taken June 6, 2012. REUTERS/George Frey

‘Gets more bizarre by the day’