User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Policy
Last updated: Jul 11 2018 10:01 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado wildfire update: Blazes take toll on stressed wildlife, humans warned to take precautions 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
More than 182,000 acres of land have been scorched by Colorado wildfire this season and the damage is taking a toll on wildlife.
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Truck fire in southbound lanes of I-25 shuts down highway south of Arapahoe Road 11.7.2018 Denver Post: Local
The southbound lanes of Interstate 25 have been shut down at Arapahoe Road by a semi-truck fire.
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Colorado wildfire update: Colorado has the highest number of active wildfires in the country 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
While still early in the wildfire season, drought-plagued Colorado is outpacing all other U.S. states when it comes to the number of actively-burning wildfires, according to federal statistics.
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One of Colorado’s worst Superfund sites has been cleaned up, but the state’s on the hook for $2M a year to keep it that way 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
After 27 years of EPA control, Colorado is preparing to take over the full financial burden -- a forever bill for $2 million a year -- of a high-mountain cyanide gold mine that became one of the West's worst environmental disasters.
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Colorado wildfire update: Spring Creek fire set to become 2nd largest in state history 10.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
More than a dozen wildfires burned Monday across Colorado as dozens more burned across the western United States.
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Spring Creek fire burns former Forbes Ranch, Colorado’s largest private land holding home to three 14ers 10.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
As the Spring Creek Fire raged through Costilla and Huerfano Counties, it affected thousands of acres of land and property, including Trinchera Ranch -- a 172,000-acre haven formerly colloquially known as "Forbes Ranch."
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“I’m on a mission”: Colorado Army veteran wounded in Desert Storm got back on track by helping other ex-service members across the state. 4.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Anthony Drees vividly recalls the 1991 Iraqi missile attack on U.S. military barracks in Saudi Arabia that claimed the lives of more than two dozen fellow service members -- an event that would also put his on a new course.
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Colorado wildfires update: The latest from the Spring Creek Fire, 416 Fire and others burning across the state 2.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Major fires burning across Colorado as noon on Sunday, July 1. All information is current as of Sunday morning unless otherwise noted.
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Planned Parenthood workers support choice and want a voice 30.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
As individuals who have always been committed to progressive values and access to quality healthcare, working in the clinic for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) seemed like an ideal fit. As clinic workers we are the first line of patient care. We often see dozens of patients each day and deal with issues from reproductive healthcare, […]
Gardner supports conservation fund until it’s time to vote 29.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
I appreciate Gardner’s verbal support for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, but that support means nothing if he refuses to stand behind it with his votes.
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Trump’s travel ban wasn’t about religious bias 29.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Yes, the Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's infamous travel ban, and for a very good reason: because the administration proved that it is acting not from a religious bias.
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Colorado wildlife officials save bear cub whose feet were burned in 416 fire; blaze is 41,617 acres 29.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
Her feet severely burned and her mother nowhere in sight, firefighters rescued a bear cub injured in the 416 fire burning outside of Durango last week.
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Thursday, June 28, 2018 letters: Travel ban, emissions, drilling, proud mom 28.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Travel ban, justices shameful Re: “Justices uphold travel ban,” June 27 news story
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018 letters: Response to Beauprez, Huckabee Sanders denied 27.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
A response to Bob Beauprez Re: “Throwing money at the EPA won’t fix it,” June 17 commentary by Bob Beauprez.
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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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Bureau of Land Management agrees to pay energy company $1.5 million for canceled leases 23.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
GRAND JUNCTION -- The Bureau of Land Management has agreed to pay SG Interests $1.5 million after the energy company sued over the cancellation of 18 oil and gas leases covering more than 30 square miles (78 square kilometers) in the Thompson Divide area in western Colorado.
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Politicians are trying to smother America’s conservation fund 22.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
A handful of our representatives in Congress are quietly preparing a multibillion-dollar rip-off of American families.
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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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Injured climber at Eldorado Canyon State Park rescued, taken to hospital 21.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A 31-year-old man climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park fell about 20 feet Wednesday evening, suffering a head injury.
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CU may drop the word “liberal” from university’s pledge of a “liberal education” 20.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The University of Colorado's Board of Regents will consider a proposal to remove the word "liberal" from a description of the university's academic freedom principles.
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