User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Air :: Air Pollution
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of March 30-April 5 5.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Colorado sees “significant declines” in air pollution as coronavirus ramps down driving, industrial activity 5.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
At least temporarily, air pollution that hurts human lungs has decreased sharply along Colorado's Front Range as the novel coronavirus spreads.
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Air pollution and COVID-19 could be a dangerous cocktail 3.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Pollution already makes breathing harder for some. Will the pandemic follow similar patterns?
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Air Force pushed to find alternative to ‘forever chemicals’ for firefighting 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Can air bases come up with a less toxic foam and work with local communities affected by contamination?
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Trump’s EPA halts environmental law enforcement during coronavirus pandemic 31.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The decision has caused an uproar among former agency officials.
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Suncor Energy oil refinery north of Denver emits burst of “clay-like” air pollution 18.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An equipment failure at Suncor Energy's oil refinery north of Denver on Tuesday led to a burst of opaque pollution that triggered a company "vapor release alarm," prompting operators to shut down a problem unit and monitor emissions in surrounding neighborhoods.
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Colorado counties sue state over new air-quality regulations 17.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Two Colorado counties joined a statewide lawsuit against new oil and gas air-quality rules they say unfairly impact rural areas.
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Suncor to pay “historic” $9 million settlement for repeated air-pollution violations 7.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Suncor Energy will pay a $9 million settlement for multiple air-pollution violations over recent years at its oil refinery north of Denver, Colorado public health officials announced Friday.
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Thirsty crops and vulnerable families vie for California’s precious water 4.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Farmers are pumping until residential wells run dry in the Central Valley.
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Clearing the air? New study says Colorado likely underestimates emissions from oil, gas wells 28.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
A new study that says the state has likely underestimated the emissions generated by the oil and gas industry along Colorado's Front Range.
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New Mexico grapples with its ‘forever’ chemicals 26.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The City of Clovis has a water contamination problem, but no easy way to fix it.
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McMillin: You — yes you — can fight the brown cloud 7.2.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Recent reports about Colorado’s air quality, particularly in Denver and along the northern Front Range, might prompt you to run out for respirator masks. (And if you do, please actually “run,” bicycle or take the bus and leave any gasoline-burning vehicle at home.)
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Disturbing “air freshener” in teens’ hotel room leads to chaperone’s arrest 6.2.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A Wisconsin high school teacher leading a business club trip to Minnesota was accused in a criminal complaint of placing surveillance cameras hidden in air fresheners and a smoke detector in students' hotel room bathrooms, only to have a student discover one of the devices when she tried to use one of the air fresheners.
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Catching the air: Colorado’s mobile monitoring lab goes to the source in fight against pollution 2.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A black-tipped tube protruding like a submarine periscope from an unmarked white government trailer sucked in, with the strength of a shop vac, six liters of air a minute.
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Denver among top 10 worst U.S. cities for hazardous air pollution, 2 new studies say 30.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver residents have been inhaling hazardous air pollution at elevated levels on more than 260 days a year for the past two years, federal records show, as two new studies released this week ranked metro Denver among the top 10 worst U.S. cities for air quality.
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Colorado woman sentenced to 14 years in toddler son’s death 22.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman to 14 years in prison for the role she played in the death of her almost 2-year-old son in 2018.
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Colorado oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $3.5 million in fines, repairs in air pollution settlement 22.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Federal and state authorities have reached a settlement agreement that would compel Denver-based oil and gas producer KP Kauffman to pay $1 million and spend $2.5 million more improving pollution controls at 67 facilities in Colorado to resolve alleged violations of air quality laws.
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“He was like the Holy Grail”: The life and legend of America’s most famous wild horse 21.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Over the last decade, Picasso became an object of devotion to a legion of fans that track his every movement online, on Facebook pages dedicated to the wild horses of Sand Wash Basin .
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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Metro Denver residents drive more despite rise of transit services — hampering efforts to cut air pollution 17.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro Denver residents have been driving more, pumping tons of heat-trapping pollution into air that already violates health standards -- despite multiplying options over the past decade to ride trains, buses, bicycles, scooters and other alternatives.
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