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EPA Offers Tips On Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Nov 28th @ 9:51 am

It’s getting cold in the Rocky Mountain and Plains region, and the arrival of winter means we’re firing up our gas furnaces and wood-burning stoves to warm our homes.  When we use our furnaces and stoves, and spend more time indoors, we are at increased risk of exposure to carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is an [...]

EPA Pushes For Cleanup of Coal Power Plants in SW Co.

Oct 25th @ 3:57 pm

DENVER  -  The head of the Environmental Protection Agency says federal regulators will continue to push for the cleanup of coal power plants in southwestern Colorado despite the rough economy. EPA administrator Lisa Jackson praised Colorado’s plan to retire coal plants and replace them with natural gas-powered generators during a visit Monday to Denver. According [...]

EPA Unveils Number of Rules for Fracturing

Jul 29th @ 4:12 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday  unveiled a number of proposed oil-and-gas-development air-pollution rules that it says would be highly cost-effective for the industry.  The Daily Sentinel writes that supporters of the EPA say these rules are needed to reduce emissions such as ozone constituents and cancer-causing benzene.  The EPA says it is proposing the first [...]