User: flenvcenter Topic: Four Corners-Regional
Category: Rivers
Last updated: Jun 26 2018 19:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump administration, fossil fuel industry push to open more public land for energy development in Colorado 26.6.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The Trump administration is pushing to open more public land in Colorado for fossil fuel development, preparing to sell off access to minerals under 45,000 acres near a state park and bird habitat along the upper Colorado River.
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Vanishing Rio Grande puts pressure on San Luis Valley farmers during extreme drought 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Seldom has the Rio Grande River, the nation's fourth longest and the one that nourishes the most drought-prone terrain, flowed so low.
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Colorado should set its own emission standards 18.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
A warming climate, caused by increasing levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants in the atmosphere, has immense implications for Colorado’s snowpack, water supply, forest health, wildlife, and snow-sports economy. Globally, the five hottest years on record have occurred since 2010. Regionally, there are now 23 fewer days of freezing temperatures (below 32 degrees) than in the 1970s. Peak runoff of the Colorado River occurred in mid-May--its earliest in 50 years and part of a 21st Century trend, according to the Colorado River Water Conservation District.
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PHOTOS: 416 fire near Durango, Colorado 9.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A growing team of firefighters is battling the 416 wildfire in hopes of preventing it from reaching and consuming hundreds of homes as another round of mandatory evacuations were issued Friday morning for 304 residences. Law enforcement officers began knocking on the doors of homes at 10 a.m. Friday on the east and west sides […]
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Experts: “Alarming” drought conditions hit U.S. Southwest 24.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought 21.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers.
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Colorado River flow peaking early, at historically low level 15.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado River's peak flows are arriving early this spring and at one of the lowest levels recorded.
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Late afternoon thunderstorms could drop hail in the metro area Sunday 13.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Mothers' Day kicks off a wet week that is expected to see thunderstorms and hail. After a brief dry spell Wednesday and Thursday, another storm should move in Friday.
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Aspen officials encouraging residents to reduce water use 10.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
As Aspen officials are considering passing water restrictions due to low snowpack levels, they have asked residents to do their part and reduce water use by 10 percent.
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Mexico, 2 U.S. states could see Colorado River cutback in 2020 10.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Mexico and the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada face a better-than-even possibility of getting less water from the Colorado River in 2020 because of a persistent drought, water managers said Wednesday.
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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities 8.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way.
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Outlook for vital Colorado River remains grim after April storms fail to produce much snow 8.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The outlook for the most important river in the Southwestern U.S. remains grim this summer after April storms failed to produce much snow in the mountains that feed the waterway, forecasters said Monday.
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Officials impose early fire restrictions in Mesa County 2.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities in Mesa County are establishing fire restrictions early this season following two destructive wildfires.
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Arizona utility tries to end multi-state Colorado River feud 2.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Arizona's largest water provider on Tuesday tried to defuse a multi-state dispute over the Colorado River, saying it regretted the belligerent-sounding words it used to describe its management strategy for the critical, over-used waterway.
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Scientists hope bug experiment fattens Colorado River fish 1.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Any great fishing hole depends on the health and well-being of its bugs.
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U.S. states, Arizona utility try to settle Colorado River feud 1.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Major users of the Colorado River are trying to resolve a dispute over how to conserve the vital waterway amid a prolonged drought.
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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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