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Colorado residents want a judge to block state health and environmental regulators' approval for construction of the nation's first new conventional uranium mill since the Cold War.
New permit to specify water pressure requirement and clarify issues noted in petitions (Denver, Colo. â€“ February 7, 2011) The U.S
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 [...]
Snow and frozen roads forced the closure Tuesday of half of the Colorado General Assembly.
WASHINGTON â€” 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.
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.
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.
Recent decisions by utilities in Colorado and Arizona serve as prime examples of how smart energy policies can benefit the region's water resources.
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.
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.