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Courtesy of The Mountain Pact

Earlier this month, Aspen city council member Ann Mullins traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate for public lands issues. She was there with the Mountain Pact, an advocacy group representing mountain communities.

University of Colorado Boulder

A team of researchers from the University of Colorado-Boulder has developed a new instrument to detect methane leaks.

 

The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission voted last week to increase testing for methane emissions from oil and gas development.

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The U.S. Senate is scheduled to consider repealing an Obama-era regulation on methane emissions Wednesday. Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner is reportedly still undecided.

Courtesy of U.S. Department of the Interior

Last month, Congressional Republicans made initial moves to repeal a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rule aimed at reducing methane emissions from oil and gas development. This BLM regulation is modeled, in part, after a state law in Colorado. News director Carolyn Sackariason sat down with environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy to talk about how such a repeal would affect Coloradans.