An effort to reduce air pollution in Colorado Springs has the positive side effect of making school buses warmer for students.
Colorado Springs School District 11 received a regional air quality grant to install fluid heaters in about 90 percent of their buses.
The upgrade cuts the amount... more »
No Advisories for Ozone or any other pollutants are expected tomorrow on the Front Range.
That includes cities from El Paso County to Fort Collins and Greeley.
Cloud cover and cooler weather should keep ozone in the Good-to-Moderate range through Friday.
Should atmospheric conditions suggest increased ground-level... more »
The Custer County Public Health Agency has issued an air quality advisory.
Residents with chronic lung or respiratory problems are asked to stay indoors and keep windows and doors closed.
The smoke is blowing from southwest to northeast and is coming from a fire near Alpine, Arizona.
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If you're having trouble breathing from all the smoke hanging over the state--you're urged to call your doctor.
The Pueblo City-County Health Dept. says people with lung disease or asthma who are having trouble breathing, wheezing or shortness of breath should work with their doctor to decide how to... more »
The Environmental Protection Agency says it's stepping up air quality monitoring on the Gulf Coast. There are concerns that vapors from the oil and controlled fires might cause health problems for people living in the region. An oil smell could cause headaches or nausea, but EPA spokesman Dave Bary said... more »
A company says its proposed uranium mill in southwest Colorado could be operating by early 2012. Energy Fuels Corp. wants to build a mill in the Paradox Valley of Montrose County, about 12 miles west of Naturita. Energy Fuels President and CEO George Glasier said Tuesday at a Colorado Mining... more »
Pueblo City Council members have approved a deal that could bring a $500 million power generating complex to Pueblo. This may be a victory for Black Hills Energy and city government, but the Sierra Club says it may have a huge impact on public health. With talk of these two... more »
An environmental group wants a federal court to make the Environmental Protection Agency answer its claims that the state of Utah illegally allows polluters to exceed air-quality standards. WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit Thursday in federal court in Denver asking the court to order the EPA to rule on a... more »