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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.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 21, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Train Acid Spill Causes Evacuation In Monument, Colorado

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MONUMENT, Colo. -- Residents of 255 homes have been evacuated and schools are closed because of a train leaking hydrochloric acid in Colorado. Residents of...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 20, 2011 at 09:51 AM

Report- Raise taxes on fossil fuel industry

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A report Tuesday by a Montana-based research group said the economic impact of the fossil fuels industry comes from tax revenues, not energy-related jobs for workers who can be transient, and recommended maximizing those revenues by raising rates.

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on Apr 20, 2011 at 04:50 AM

House committee endorses ending voter-approved ban on spring bear hunting

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A House committee Monday approved a bill that would overturn a 19-year ban on the spring bear hunt.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 19, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Inconvenience of emissions testing

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We're disappointed that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment seems to have grown skeptical of the potential of on-the-road emissions testing to replace traditional centralized testing centers.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 19, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Colorado House panel to consider reviving black bear hunting in spring

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A state House committee will consider a bill today that would repeal the 19-year ban on black bear hunting in the spring.

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on Apr 18, 2011 at 04:20 AM

A shotgun wedding for DOW and State Parks?

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Legislation recently introduced in the Colorado legislature proposes to merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) with Colorado State Parks. The alleged reason is to make government more efficient. But make no mistake about it — this is all about politics.

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on Apr 18, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Where The Lions Roam: Bolivian Lions Experience Their First Colorado Spring

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Colorado was the first place where lions seized from the Bolivian circus travesty were able to experience actual grass under their feet and rub their...

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on Apr 15, 2011 at 01:21 PM

New draft Colorado Roadless Rule draws immediate heat from conservation groups

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The State of Colorado and the U.S. Forest Service today announced yet another draft version of the controversial Colorado Roadless Rule (pdf) that has been hotly debated for nearly six years. Already environmental groups indicated the new draft rule falls short of protecting some of the state's 4.2 million acres of roadless national forest land.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Apr 15, 2011 at 04:51 AM

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