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Emissions requirements may be failing Colorado tests

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Since 2005, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has been reporting failure rates on vehicle emissions tests that are as much as 25 percent higher than the actual number, a Denver Post analysis finds.

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on Apr 15, 2011 at 04:51 AM

Republican provision on budget plan could derail new wild lands

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Federal land managers continue to work on an Obama administration plan that makes millions of acres in the West eligible for protection as wilderness.

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on Apr 14, 2011 at 04:50 AM

Solar gardens to bring democratic solar power to Colorado

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by John Farrell.This post originally appeared on Energy Self-Reliant States, a resource of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s New Rules Project.Want to go solar but you have a shady roof? You rent? You don’t have $40,000?

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on Apr 11, 2011 at 06:21 PM

Lincoln Mixed Use Building In Denver Features High Tech Prefab Curtain Wall

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Read the rest of Lincoln Mixed Use Building In Denver Features High Tech Prefab Curtain Wallhttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Denver, eco design, green architecture, Green Building, green design, meridian 105 arch...

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on Apr 11, 2011 at 08:50 AM

Colorado wildfires force hundreds of evacuations

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DENVER (Reuters) - Four wind-driven wildfires forced the evacuations of 271 homes in the foothills west of Denver on Friday, in what has been an active early start to the wildfire season in Colorado.

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on Apr 08, 2011 at 05:50 PM

Colorado water- agriculture, people and ecosystems compete for a limited supply

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According to speakers at a water forum last week, Colorado faces a difficult–if not a dismal–water future.

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on Apr 05, 2011 at 05:20 AM

Water proposal easily wins House backing

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A bill to enhance the power of the Colorado officials in ranchers' water disputes with gas and oil companies has won initial backing in the House.

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on Mar 29, 2011 at 04:50 AM

State Senate committee kills effort to exempt Weld residents from emissions tests

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A bill that would have exempted Weld and Larimer county residents from emissions tests on their vehicles was killed in a state Senate committee Thursday.

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on Mar 28, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Colorado residents who fled wildfire returning home

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DENVER (Reuters) - Evacuations were lifted on Friday for thousands of homeowners who fled a wind-stoked wildfire southeast of Denver, but fire managers warned much of eastern Colorado remains at high risk for wildfires because of drought-like conditions.

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on Mar 25, 2011 at 03:20 PM

Pro Cycling Race Barred From Colorado National Monument

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The National Park Service this week issued a second rejection to a group seeking to route a stage of the 2012 Quiznos P...

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on Mar 25, 2011 at 02:22 PM