User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Policy
Last updated: May 22 2019 06:13 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Late spring snow storm damage your trees? Here’s what you need to know. 22.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
For those attempting to clean and up and repair their snow-damaged trees, the Colorado State Forest Service has a few suggestions.
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$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape 20.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field agrees that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled, to $15 an hour.
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EPA shifting more environmental enforcement to states 20.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Environmental Protection Agency under Donald Trump is delegating a widening range of public health and environmental enforcement to states, saying local officials know best how to deal with local problems.
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Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California? 20.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Where industrial monocrops dominate, small farms form an agricultural resistance in the Central Valley.
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To control forest fires, Colorado and other western states light more of their own 18.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Forest Service and its partners hope over the next decade to carry out a series of prescribed burns in Northern Colorado to protect communities and the river, which supplies water to about 300,000 people.
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Beefed-up Colorado traction law signed, will restrict 2WDs on I-70 in the mountains most of the year 18.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado's winter driving restrictions on a mountain stretch of Interstate 70 will be in full force for nine months of each year beginning Sept. 1 under a bill signed into law Friday by Gov. Jared Polis.
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A checklist for taking safe selfies while traveling 16.5.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Are you practicing safe selfies? It might be time to examine your photo-clicking habits and put caution first. In late March, a man visiting the Grand Canyon from Hong Kong tripped while taking a photo, falling over a 1,000-foot rim to his death. According to a 2018 report in the Journal of Family Medicine and […]
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A checklist for taking safe selfies while traveling 16.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Are you practicing safe selfies? It might be time to examine your photo-clicking habits and put caution first. In late March, a man visiting the Grand Canyon from Hong Kong tripped while taking a photo, falling over a 1,000-foot rim to his death. According to a 2018 report in the Journal of Family Medicine and […]
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Guest Commentary: Gov. Polis is deliberately violating the Clean Air Act and it’ll be a blow to Colorado’s economy 15.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The governor's action ought to alarm folks who care about unnecessary blows to a Colorado economy already under assault by the extreme overreach of the 2019 legislative session.
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Douglas County approves $10 million for school security following STEM School shooting 14.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Douglas County commissioners agreed to target $10 million toward increasing school security at a special meeting Monday, less than a week after two students at STEM School Highlands Ranch are alleged to have shot nine of their classmates, one fatally.
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Forest Service allows chain saw use in Colorado wilderness 14.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
DURANGO -- The U.S. Forest Service has authorized the use of chain saws to clear trees killed by bark beetles in two wilderness areas in southwestern Colorado.
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The roar of military jets triggers a crusade for quiet 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As “Growlers” shatter the calm of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, a push for quiet grows.
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Bears Ears’ only visitor center isn’t run by the feds 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
With the monument facing stripped-down protections and sky rocketing visitation, a local nonprofit built its own guerrilla visitor center to educate the masses.
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Study finds 96% of national parks have hazardous air quality 10.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Popular parks such as Yosemite and Joshua Tree have pollution levels that threaten visitors and wildlife.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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2 sex offenders with gang ties escape from Lookout Mountain facility in Golden 6.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Two sex offenders with gang ties including one deemed a violent sex offender escaped from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center early Monday morning by breaking a window and using sheets to climb down to a dumpster.
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Denver development politics: Voters’ questions answered 3.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Here are the answers to some of the biggest development questions raised in Denver's 2019 elections.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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5 reasons to keep geotagging 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Public lands face far greater threats than recreational overuse.
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Rocky Mountain Gun Owners challenge Colorado’s red-flag gun law in court 3.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The conservative firearms group Rocky Mountain Gun Owners announced Thursday they have filed a lawsuit challenging Colorado’s red-flag law, opening another legal fight over firearms.
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