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Category: Rivers
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Colorado and three states accuse Arizona of manipulating Colorado River supply and demand 19.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when Colorado and three other states accused an Arizona utility of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening the river's future.
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Worsening drought threatens endangered minnow as parts of the Rio Grande dry up 14.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Federal water managers will be facing difficult decisions as the worsening drought is significantly affecting flows on one of the country's longest river systems and prompting rescue missions for a tiny endangered fish.
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Low runoff into Colorado River could threaten endangered fish, complicate work for water managers 5.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal officials told regional water managers last week not to plan on coordinated reservoir releases this spring to help endangered fish in the Colorado River near Grand Junction as there's likely not going to be enough water.
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Estes Park bosses encouraged by news that gate fees at Rocky Mountain National Park might not go sky high 5.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Interior Department has backed off its plan to more than double entry fees at the nation's 17 most popular national parks after more than 100,000 people commented on the plan, most of them opposed to the idea. And that's how it should work, Estes Park's mayor says.
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Colorado mountain snowpack still lags, at 72 percent of the norm 26.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado mountain snowpack still lags, at 72 percent of the norm, and federal forecasters project drought will persist across much of the southwestern United States, threatening agricultural producers.
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Colorado’s native humpback chub may move from endangered species list, but fish still needs help to survive 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
After decades of trying to rescue the Colorado River's imperiled humpback chub natives that settlers once scorned as "trash fish" and tried to eradicate, federal wildlife authorities on Thursday pronounced them stable.
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EPA orders Sunnyside to begin costly groundwater investigation for Gold King Mine Superfund cleanup 16.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered Sunnyside Gold Corp. to do more to assist in the investigation of groundwater contamination as part of the federal government's superfund cleanup of toxic mining sites above Silverton in southwestern Colorado.
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Female firefighter sues Colorado River Fire Rescue for sexual harassment 27.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Former female firefighter sues Colorado River Fire Rescue claiming male firefighters installed pornography on her computer, repeatedly told her women shouldn't be allowed in the department and assaulted her when she complained.
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To save our oceans, let’s start with our rivers 6.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Dams and pollution affect rivers across the West, to the detriment of our oceans.
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The uncompromising environmentalist behind the Sierra Club 5.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A new book details the rise of the Sierra Club from hiking group to political force.
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A Southwest water dispute reaches the Supreme Court 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why a fight over groundwater has left farmers in New Mexico feeling stranded.
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Utah is headed into a water battle it can’t win 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why is this fiscally conservative state pushing an expensive diversion project?
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Traversing the mighty Colorado River 22.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A writer sets out on a geographic journey to understand the imperiled water source.
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Flow of Colorado River in seven downstream states threatened by scant snowpack 6.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
Western water forecasters are worried that poor snowpack in the Upper Colorado River basin could cause the river to flow at just 54 percent of its average volume during the runoff season. That would cause a problem for water consumers in seven states downstream from Colorado.
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The tiny power plant that shapes the Colorado River — merely by existing 2.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The Shoshone power plant is the cornerstone for water rights in the upper river.
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Bus crash in rural Utah kills 13-year-old, injures 12 others 2.1.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A Greyhound bus careened from a highway and plunged into a deep wash, killing a 13-year-old girl and injuring 12 other people on New Year's Eve in rural Utah, state troopers said Monday.
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200 skiers stuck on gondola at French Alps resort 25.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
French authorities say about 200 skiers were stranded in chair lifts when a gondola broke down at a resort in the French Alps. Rescue operations are underway and no one has been reported injured so far.
The 26,000 tons of radioactive waste under Lake Powell 19.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The West’s uranium boom brought dozens of mills to the banks of the Colorado River — where toxic waste was dumped irresponsibly.
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Is there a right to life for the Colorado River? 16.12.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
The short-lived lawsuit asking a federal court to declare that the Colorado has a legal right to exist was never going to bring the river back to life, but it drew needed attention to its problems.
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We should recognize the legal rights of rivers 13.12.2017 Writers on the Range
No law gives a river a right to exist; at best, laws protect a river from harm caused by new development.
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