User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Jul 10 2018 19:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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California woman killed in crash on Boulder-bound Diagonal Highway 19.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
One person was killed Monday morning after her vehicle collided with a tow truck on Diagonal Highway near Niwot.
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Man dies after trench collapses at Grand County construction site 16.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A man was killed Thursday at a construction site in Grand County after a trench he was working in collapsed.
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Wildfire breaks out in Summit County prompting hasty evacuations, massive response 13.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
A wildfire ignited midday Tuesday in Summit County in the Buffalo Mountain area, west of Silverthorne and north of Frisco, prompting a hasty call for mandatory evacuations and what appears to be a massive response to halt the blaze.
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Parents of Colorado passengers who died after crashing down unfilled Boulder County mine shaft sue state, feds 12.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The parents of two truck passengers who died after crashing into a gaping mine shaft that should have been filled on U.S. Forest Service land have sued.
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Westminster resident suffers severe burns in house fire 21.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A Westminster resident was taken to a hospital with potentially life threatening injuries Monday morning after they were discovered in a bedroom that was on fire, authorities say.
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Democrats see primary land mines, fresh faces and leftward pull in 2018 21.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Democrats in Washington have sought to prevent a progressive insurgency and cluttered California primaries from imperiling their chances of retaking the House.
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PHOTOS: Today in History – May 18 17.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Today in history is a collection of images from around the world depicting life and important events. You’ll find images from wars, historic moments and vintage images of celebrities. 
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Karnataka’s blindspots 12.5.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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From bust to potential boom: Grand Valley population rising 8.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Architect John Sisco and his wife, Pam, are among the most recent arrivals to the Grand Valley in what some say appears to be a population boomlet unlike others that have preceded it.
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Tourists flocking to Peru’s newfound “Rainbow Mountain” 3.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Tourists gasp for breath as they climb for two hours to a peak in the Peruvian Andes that stands 16,404 feet (5,000 meters) above sea level. They're dead tired, but stunned by the magical beauty unfurled before them.
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State mining regulators reject controversial proposal for 239-acre gravel mine near Colorado Springs wildlife habitat 27.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
State mining regulators on Thursday rejected a bitterly-contested push to blast a 239-acre gravel pit into wildlife habitat along Colorado's Front Range south of Colorado Springs, tilting toward protection of the environment in the face of development demands.
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A 239-acre gravel mine has been proposed next to a Colorado Springs wildlife preserve. A vote this week will show where the state’s priorities lay. 25.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
A battle over the proposed 239-acre Hitch Rack Ranch gravel mine along Colorado's already-scarred Front Range mountains is blowing up into a test case: How does a state increasingly oriented toward natural beauty handle extractive projects that ravage the beauty?
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Armed man tasered by Elbert County sheriff’s deputy dies 14.4.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A man died Thursday night after being tasered by an Elbert County Sheriffs' deputy. 
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Mining company challenges EPA order for Superfund site study near Gold King 22.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A mining company is formally challenging an Environmental Protection Agency order to pay for an investigation of underground water flows at a Colorado Superfund site.
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Bitter Harvest: Three artists reflect on the Maharashta farmers’ march 18.3.2018 Eye – The Indian Express
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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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Housing, arts space slated to replace Boulder’s 42-year-old Bustop strip club 9.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
At the northeastern tip of Boulder, on the lot that's currently home to the Bustop Gentlemen's Club, developers intend to knock down the strip club's building and construct in its place 53 affordable housing units and 3,000 square feet of artist space.
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Trump plan ends research on uranium mining near Grand Canyon 9.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. scientists studying the effects of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon say they are lacking information on whether the radioactive element is hurting plants, animals and a water source for more than 30 million people.
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25-year experiment suggests climate change in the Rockies will lead common Colorado wildflower to extinction 22.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Creamy jasmine wildflowers once common in the Colorado high country may be vanishing as climate change brings warmer and drier conditions.
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