Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment http://www.kunc.org en Research Flights Over Front Range Part Of A Bigger Air Quality Effort http://www.kunc.org/post/research-flights-over-front-range-part-bigger-air-quality-effort <p>When Front Range residents look to the skies for the next few weeks, they may see something unusual – a NASA P-3 airplane buzzing just a thousand feet above.</p><p>The plane is one of three research aircraft plying the skies, as scientists from NASA and the National Center for Atmospheric Research work to learn more about air pollution in Colorado.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:58:11 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 58856 at http://www.kunc.org Research Flights Over Front Range Part Of A Bigger Air Quality Effort Spring Cleaning? Protect Yourself From Hantavirus http://www.kunc.org/post/spring-cleaning-protect-yourself-hantavirus <p>As the weather warms up and people begin cleaning cabins or other buildings that have been closed during the winter, Colorado health officials are warning about the risk of <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/hantavirus/" target="_blank">hantavirus</a> exposure. Fri, 30 May 2014 11:01:30 +0000 Erin OToole 57138 at http://www.kunc.org Spring Cleaning? Protect Yourself From Hantavirus Oil And Gas Methane Emissions Triple Previous Estimates http://www.kunc.org/post/oil-and-gas-methane-emissions-triple-previous-estimates <p>As new restrictions on methane emissions for Colorado’s Oil and Gas Industry begin, a collaborative study by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the University of Colorado and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies reveals those emissions are three times as high than originally thought.</p><p> Sat, 10 May 2014 14:44:07 +0000 Dan Greenwood 56329 at http://www.kunc.org Oil And Gas Methane Emissions Triple Previous Estimates Bill Seeks To Solve Colorado’s Waste Tire Conundrum http://www.kunc.org/post/bill-seeks-solve-colorado-s-waste-tire-conundrum <p>Colorado is home to the largest stock piles of waste tires in the country.</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:41:41 +0000 Grace Hood 55769 at http://www.kunc.org Bill Seeks To Solve Colorado’s Waste Tire Conundrum Colorado Knows You Have Marijuana Questions, This Website Has The Answers http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-knows-you-have-marijuana-questions-website-has-answers <p>Want to know if you can take marijuana with you when you leave Colorado? First of all – No – and the state is going to help out. Colorado is launching <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/state.co.us/marijuana/">a website aimed at answering those health and consumption questions</a>.</p><p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:48:12 +0000 Grace Hood 54814 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Knows You Have Marijuana Questions, This Website Has The Answers