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Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Colorado Indian country (CO)

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(Denver, Colo. – November 22, 2010) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 8 issued one emergency administrative order under the Safe Drinking Water Act in Indian country in Colorado from April 1 to September 30, 2010. EPA has direct authority to implement the Act in Indian country.EPA issu...

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on Nov 22, 2010 at 02:20 PM

Cotter's defunct uranium mine could draw new slaps for contamination

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Colorado mining regulators squared off against Cotter Corp. on Wednesday, weighing whether to levy additional fines, declare new violations and order the company again to clean up its defunct uranium mine west of Denver that threatens water supplies.

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on Nov 18, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Clean Energy May Backslide in Pennsylvania but Remains Intact in Colorado

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In Colorado, a broad coalition keeps clean energy on track. But Republican gains in Pennsylvania threaten to derail legislationBy Elizabeth McGowanWASHINGTON—It turns out there is more than one way to stir up the color purple on the post-midterm elections paint palette.

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on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:20 PM

Uranium mining firms step up legal pressure as state regulations stiffen

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A litigious pattern is developing in Colorado's uranium mining industry, where officials have told the Colorado Independent they're feeling increasingly squeezed by state regulations meant to protect limited water resources. So they're suing the state to curtail those rules.

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on Nov 17, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Cash-strapped Colo. state parks may open up to more oil, gas drilling

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Colorado's state parks may be more heavily tapped for oil and gas extraction to feed a shrinking budget. The State Parks Board is studying selling oil and gas mineral leases as part of a five-year plan to cut costs and keep the parks running.

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on Nov 16, 2010 at 05:21 AM

Advancing ag in the Legislature

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State Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg, R-Sterling, who was elected to his third term to the Colorado House earlier this month, was named chairman of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee last week.

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on Nov 16, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Ritter holds beetle-kill summit

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DILLON, Colo. — A strong wood-products industry is key to removing thousands of dead, bark-beetle-infested trees that threaten to topple onto roads, power lines and campsites or harm watersheds across the West, U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Monday.

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on Nov 16, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Forest Service Looks To Timber Industry To Help Quell Bark Beetle Problem

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DILLON, Colo. — A strong wood-products industry is key to removing thousands of dead, bark beetle-infested trees that threaten to topple onto roads, power lines...

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on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Colorado oil shale leases hinge on balance for developers, wildlife

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Last week, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union president Kent Peppler issued a call to "proceed with caution" on oil shale development in the West, to protect agriculture and watersheds from losses in water quantity and quality.

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on Nov 15, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Governor-elect Hickenlooper's transition team hears from Greeley resident

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Greeley residents voiced concerns Saturday about water rights, higher education funding and government accountability and what they would like to see addressed when Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper takes office in January.

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on Nov 15, 2010 at 04:50 AM