User: flenvcenter Topic: Land-Regional
Category: Land Management :: Mining
Last updated: Dec 01 2019 21:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado rethinks dam safety as climate change heightens risk for state’s 27 “unsatisfactory” structures 1.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post examination of state records and interviews with dam safety officials found that, among 432 high-hazard dams statewide where failure likely would kill people, 27 are rated by state inspectors as unsatisfactory. A dozen have been classified that way for more than five years, records show.
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Poor oversight comes back to haunt us 25.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Two investigations reveal federal agencies are too lax on bad actors.
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Colorado to provide next year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree 20.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
U.S. Forest Service officials said Monday a tree will be cut from Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre or Gunnison national forest to adorn the Capitol building’s West Lawn in 2020.
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Controversial Glenwood Springs mine expansion potentially blocked after Garfield County suspends new mining permit applications 20.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
County officials in Colorado have imposed a moratorium on new or amended mining and gravel projects for the next six months to allow time to create a 2030 comprehensive plan and adjust the land-use code.
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Glenwood Springs commits $1.25 million to fight quarry 17.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The leader of a western Colorado community that relies on tourism is vowing to do everything he can to stop the proposed expansion of a nearby limestone quarry.
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Editorial: Limestone quarry expansion near Glenwood Springs is far too risky 15.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We understand there is a balancing act between developing our natural resources and protecting them. The proposal to expand a limestone operation near Glenwood Springs, however, strikes no such balance.
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Glenwood without springs? Mountain town mobilizes against mine expansion 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A plan to vastly expand a limestone mining operation on the northern edge of Glenwood Springs will set this West Slope tourist town back a century, destroying its burgeoning tourist economy and clogging its streets with hundreds of trucks a day, critics say.
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Glenwood hot springs owners fear mining expansion could irreparably damage centuries-old cave, spring 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Owners of Iron Mountain Hot Springs and the Glenwood Hot Springs say a proposed mining expansion could ruin the centuries-old attractions.
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Glenwood hot springs owners fear mining expansion could irreparably damage centuries-old cave, spring 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
Owners of Iron Mountain Hot Springs and the Glenwood Hot Springs say a proposed mining expansion could ruin the centuries-old attractions.
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Allowing off-highway vehicles in Utah’s national parks is a mistake 18.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
More mechanized traffic in already crowded parks is another Trump administration gift to industry and Utah politicians.
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Restoring forests 1 tree at a time, to help repair climate 1.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.
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The prospect of more Airbnbs tempts a struggling New Mexico town 20.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Vacation rentals have gutted the culture of nearby communities, but a new project in Questa flips the narrative.
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The feds tried to make an example of a small Washington coal mine. It didn’t work. 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The John Henry Mine last produced coal in 1999 and has yet to be fully reclaimed.
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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Critics of federal oil, gas leasing in Colorado focus on fate of fancy-dancing bird and public lands 1.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Public land and wildlife advocates are voicing concerns about the fate of wildlife in general, and the greater sage grouse in particular, as the Bureau of Land Management prepares to auction off oil and gas leases on 64,745 acres in Colorado Sept. 26.
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The spy in your wallet: Credit cards have a privacy problem 31.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
I recently used my credit card to buy a banana. Then I tried to figure out how my credit card let companies buy me.
16 strange, spooky and (mostly) true Colorado stories to tell around a campfire 26.8.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Looking for a Colorado campfire story? How about two-story outhouses, scandalous outlaws and a celebrate cannibal.
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16 strange, spooky and (mostly) true Colorado stories to tell around a campfire 26.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Looking for a Colorado campfire story? How about two-story outhouses, scandalous outlaws and a celebrate cannibal.
Colorado prep football: 20 impact players to watch in Class 3A 26.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A look at 20 football players to watch in Colorado's Class 3A in 2019.
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Colorado School of Mines gunning for another RMAC crown, deeper run in Division II playoffs 23.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado School of Mines football team put up video-game offensive numbers last season, ranking No. 1 in Division II total offense (556.8 yards-per-game), No. 2 in passing offense (331.9) and No. 3 in scoring offense (47.2). The Orediggers scored a whopping 84 points against South Dakota Mines, 72 versus Colorado Mesa and 49 twice -- against Adams State and Chadron State in becoming Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions for the 12th time.
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