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Bridging the gap in Colorado water wars

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Whenever folks on the Front Range and the Western Slope can find a piece of common ground on water policy, it's reason to take heart.

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on Apr 26, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Climate change to hit American West water supply (Reuters)

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Reuters - Climate change could cut water flow in some of the American West's biggest river basins -- including the Rio Grande and the Colorado -- by up to 20 percent this century, the Interior Department reported on Monday.

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on Apr 25, 2011 at 02:20 PM

Climate change to hit American West water supply

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Climate change could cut water flow in some of the American West's biggest river basins -- including the Rio Grande and the Colorado -- by up to 20 percent this century, the Interior Department reported on Monday.

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on Apr 25, 2011 at 02:20 PM

Colorado Wildfire Rages On, More Than 30 Homes Evacuated

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CONIFER, Colo. — A 40-acre wildfire in the foothills southwest of Denver has forced the evacuations of more than 30 homes. Authorities said Friday the...

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on Apr 22, 2011 at 01:21 PM

Go Green And Gorgeous For Earth Day In Denver

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Being eco-consious doesn't mean dropping the beauty routine altogether. This Earth Day, keep the glam going while staying eco-fabulous with these Colorado-based companies. Sweet Life...

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on Apr 22, 2011 at 08:51 AM

Gov. asked for drought disaster declaration

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TRINIDAD, Colo. — After seeing several months of less than normal precipitation in Las Animas County, the commissioners have asked Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to declare a drought disaster countywide.

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on Apr 22, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Colorado No. 2 in carcinogen-laced "fracking" fluids

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WASHINGTON — Colorado ranked second only to Texas in terms of the number of gallons of carcinogen-laced "fracking" fluids used in oil and gas extraction between 2005 and 2009, according to congressional Democrats.

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on Apr 22, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Reducing harmful auto emissions

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Can the state achieve the same air pollution reduction from a stand-alone roadside auto emission testing program (the roadside testing vans) that it currently achieves through its combined program using stationary testing centers and the roadside testing vans?

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on Apr 22, 2011 at 04:50 AM
Aveda Aims for Zero Waste: ...

Aveda Aims for Zero Waste: Pilots Packaging Take-Back Program in Colorado

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Image: Rachel CernanskyAs of yesterday, Coloradoans have a way to recycle packaging items that are not accepted by their curbside collection program. With the support of the city of Denver, Aveda launched its take-back program—the latest step toward its 2020 goal of becoming a zero-waste company. ...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Apr 21, 2011 at 01:20 PM

Colorado roadless rule protects land, industry

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After nearly six years of debate, Colorado officials have released what we find to be a smart plan to block roads on nearly 4.2 million acres of national forest here.

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on Apr 21, 2011 at 04:20 AM