Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) introduced legislation that could lead to the designation of explorer Zebulon Pike’s route through the American Southwest—including significant stretches in Colorado—as a National Historic Trail. The Pike National Historic Trail Study Act would direct the National Park Service to conduct a feasibility study on designating the trail.

Bennet, Gardner Announce Funding for NREL to Advance Solar Energy Technologies

NREL Selected As One of Three Teams to Compete for $25 Million to Develop System that Lowers Electricity Costs

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R) today announced the Department of Energy is awarding $8 million to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden to advance high-temperature concentration solar power (CSP) technologies.

Bennet, Gardner Applaud Committee Approval of West Fork Fire Station and Peak Naming Bills

Bennet-led, bipartisan bills would assist southwest Colorado, honor legacy of distinguished mountaineers

Today, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed two bills led by U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and cosponsored by U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) that would improve safety in southwest Colorado and honor the legacy of two distinguished Colorado mountaineers, Charlie Fowler and Christine Boskoff.

Bennet, Gardner, Buck Introduce the Amache Study Act

Legislation Will Study the Process of Including Amache in the National Park System

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), and Congressman Ken Buck (CO-4) today introduced the Amache Study Act, legislation that would direct the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study at Amache, a former Japanese American relocation center in Granada, Colorado.