User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
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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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Why save the small town? 17.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Cities may seem inevitable, but rural communities are finding ways to hang on.
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Gossip, grift and glitz: A look at 125 years of the Denver Post’s scandal and society coverage 15.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
For better or worse, the 125-year history of The Denver Post includes plenty of blood mixed in with the ink, particularly in its coverage of gossip and society scandals.
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A rare chance to ride up California’s highest motorable road 11.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Hikers can do the last piece of road on foot any time between June and October. But riding up is a special treat -- it's only open two days a year.
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U.S. Interior chief wants smaller monuments, but not at home 28.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has closely followed his boss' playbook, encouraging mining and drilling on public lands and reducing the size of national monuments that President Donald Trump called a "massive land grab" by his Democratic predecessors.
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Coal. Guns. Freedom? 21.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
How the Trump administration has seized mythologies around coal.
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Authorities: Gold miners at a bar bragged about slaughtering members of a reclusive Brazilian tribe 12.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The outside world might never have heard about the suspected massacre if not for some barroom boasting by a group of miners fresh from working an illegal gig in the Amazon jungle.
Trump administration erodes environmental protections 11.9.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The courts have slowed some rollbacks but many have moved ahead.
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Myanmar accused of laying mines, causing Rohingya injuries 11.9.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Myanmar's military has been accused of planting land mines in the path of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in its western Rakhine state, with Amnesty International reporting two people wounded Sunday.
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Desperation spreads in Rohingya camps as resources scarce 9.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
With Rohingya refugees still flooding across the border from Myanmar, those packed into camps and makeshift settlements in Bangladesh were becoming desperate Saturday for scant basic resources as hunger and illness soared.
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Feds approve expansion of West Elk Mine in western Colorado against environmental group objections 9.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
The proposed expansion of the West Elk Mine near Somerset won approval from the U.S. Forest Service on Thursday, giving Delta County officials cause to celebrate and sparking environmental organizations to dig in deeper against the mining plan.
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Arizona coal plant's electric train rolling toward uncertain future 1.9.2017 azcentral.com | business
The 78 miles of track may be the only asset that survives a complex negotiation over the future of the power plant and the mine that supplies ...
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Firefighters in Colorado Springs battle smokey storage unit blaze 1.9.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters in Colorado Springs battled a storage unit blaze on Thursday night.
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Colorado’s biggest methane emitter may get a discount 31.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
In exchange, the state asks a coal mine to trap its gas—but the BLM won’t require it.
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U.S. interior secretary Zinke urges mining ban near Yellowstone 29.8.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to speed up a proposal to block new gold mining claims on forested public lands in Montana near Yellowstone National Park and will also consider blocking other types of mining
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Uranium pervades homes on and near Navajo Nation 27.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
EPA budget cuts threaten to slow a long-overdue cleanup.
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Real estate boom turns up heat on Leadville — “the last frontier mountain town” 27.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Leadville could have withered along with the sputtering Climax mine up the road. But the community recast itself as a tourist destination and the work is paying off.
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Details emerge on proposed monument cutbacks 25.8.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Interior Secretary Zinke says he will recommend reductions to some monuments, but not eliminations.
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Body of Englewood woman, 59, found in Rocky Mountain National Park 24.8.2017 Denver Post: Local
The body of a 59-year-old Englewood woman was found Tuesday in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Wyoming solar eclipse traffic jam was one for the record books 23.8.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Eclipse enthusiasts in Wyoming on Monday didn’t just witness history, they made it: the sparsely populated state had the most traffic it has ever seen, as more than half a million people rushed to their cars and hopped on the road to get home just seconds after the moon blocked the sun.
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