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EPA to revise permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site (CO)

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New permit to specify water pressure requirement and clarify issues noted in petitions (Denver, Colo. – February 7, 2011) The U.S

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on Feb 07, 2011 at 01:50 PM

Weave Housing: Futuristic Prefabricated Apartment Concept For Denver, CO

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Prefabrication of the components for this apartment complex designed for Denver, Colorado, would hasten construction times and ideally reduce overall cost. Weave Housing, designed by Meridian 105 Architecture, is a proposal for a prefab, urban housing complex that relies on lightweight insulated concrete and high performance glazing. Read the rest of Weave Housing: Futuristic Prefabricated [...]

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on Feb 07, 2011 at 08:51 AM

Senate postponed because of weather

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Snow and frozen roads forced the closure Tuesday of half of the Colorado General Assembly.

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on Feb 02, 2011 at 05:20 AM

Democrats raise red flag on drilling, water-safety act

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WASHINGTON — Twelve companies may have violated the Safe Drinking Water Act when using diesel fuel to extract oil and gas in 19 states, including Colorado, House Democrats charged Monday.

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on Feb 01, 2011 at 05:20 AM

Hickenlooper- Colorado needs a statewide water plan

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Gov. John Hickenlooper says his goal is to have a long-term statewide water plan within five years. The Colorado Water Conservation Board projects water shortages by 2050 as the state grows. In December, the state's Interbasin Compact Committee issued a draft plan for how to cope with future shortfalls.

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on Jan 31, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Lawmakers- 2011 a dry hole for water issues

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Key lawmakers told the Colorado Water Congress on Thursday that balancing the state budget is the highest priority in 2011, and water issues can wait.

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on Jan 28, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Stacy Tellinghuisen: Clean Energy Offers Solution to Western Water Woes

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Recent decisions by utilities in Colorado and Arizona serve as prime examples of how smart energy policies can benefit the region's water resources.

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on Jan 26, 2011 at 03:51 PM

Report- Colorado water use will likely double by 2050

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A statewide report on water use in Colorado estimates water use will likely double by 2050 as more people move into the state and the oil shale industry develops on the Western Slope.

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on Jan 24, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Colorado conservation groups vow to fight rollbacks, advance clean-energy cause

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Colorado conservation groups this legislative session are promising to try and hold the line on environmental gains over the past several years while still advancing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in what they admit will be a challenging fiscal climate.

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on Jan 24, 2011 at 04:20 AM

Bark beetle infestation grows in Colorado, Wyoming (Reuters)

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Reuters - Tree-killing bark beetles decimated 550,000 acres of forests in Colorado and Wyoming last year, bringing the total area ravaged by the insects in both states to 4 million acres since 1996, the U.S. Forest Service said on Sunday.

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on Jan 23, 2011 at 02:50 PM