Colorado Senator Mark Udall will be on the Senate floor Monday morning, once again urging his colleagues to review and re-authorize the Wind Production Tax Credit.
Thousands of Coloradans were forced to flee their homes from Pikes Peak to Estes Park over the weekend as wildfires continued to rage during a record heat wave.
The U.S. Forest Service has requested four Air Force C-130 Hercules air tankers equipped with MAFFS be activated to assist the civilian air tanker fleet.
The High Park Fire stands at 83,205 acres, and remains 45% contained. 2,037 personnel are now battling the blaze.
Saturday was a busy day for firefighters in Colorado. Uncooperative weather helped grow the High Park from 75,537 to 81,190 by the end of the operational day.