User: flenvcenter Topic: Four Corners-Regional
Category: Rivers
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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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Gold King Mine, surrounding sites among EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s list of Superfund priorities 9.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Gold King Mine and surrounding mining sites around the southwest Colorado town of Silverton are on a list of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's priorities for federal cleanup.
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Colorado officials learned to stop worrying and love pikeminnow 11.11.2017 Denver Post: Local
Once dismissed as a "trash fish," the Colorado pikeminnow has come to be regarded by Western Slope water officials as a powerful ally, one they hope retains its usefulness even when the magic of an endangered-species listing is gone.
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Town near Grand Canyon weighing effects of taller buildings 7.11.2017 azcentral.com | Arizona Elections
Tusayan, a small town near the Grand Canyon, is considering allowing an increase in the maximum building ...
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EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find elevated lead spreading to birds, animals and, potentially, people 20.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
EPA crews conducting Superfund cleanup prep investigations along Animas River headwaters revealed this week that they’ve found contamination at century-old mine sites at levels 100 times higher than danger thresholds for wildlife.
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Ohio mayor asks Trump for help combating Lake Erie algae 8.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Three years after toxic algae in Lake Erie tainted the drinking water for more than 400,000 people, many are still leery about what's coming out of their faucets.
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Why a Colorado River reunion with the sea isn’t a guarantee 6.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
To revive a desiccated ecosystem, a U.S.-Mexico agreement looks past ‘pulse flows.’
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U.S., Mexico reach deal to conserve Colorado River water 28.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
The United States and Mexico unveiled an agreement Wednesday to preserve the overtaxed Colorado River, including spending millions of dollars on conservation and environmental projects and drawing up plans to deal with any shortages amid drought and climate change.
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U.S., Mexico expand pact on managing overused Colorado River 27.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River
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Latest: A setback for a Las Vegas pipeline 25.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Judge tells BLM to redo plans for compensating for wildlife habitat that would be lost to massive groundwater project.
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The fight to save vaquitas from extinction 23.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Through a tangle of corruption and overfishing, a marine species hangs in the balance.
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California water project could cramp Colorado River plan 22.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
If the Delta tunnels deal sinks, it could mean increased pressure on the already-strapped Colorado.
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U.S. and Mexico agree to share a shrinking Colorado River 15.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The two nations are poised to sign an updated water pact to deal with drought.
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Denver police officer on leave after Friday shooting 10.9.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
A 12-year veteran of the Denver Police Department is on administrative leave after he shot a man Friday night who was allegedly stealing a car.
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