User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: National
Last updated: Nov 20 2019 23:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Effort to lock Hanford’s radioactive waste in glass faces more delays 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Feds aim to push back the opening of ‘glassification’ plants, while state officials say the Department of Energy has been underfunding the cleanup of America’s most poisoned site.
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Wildlife refuges suffer under budget cuts and staff shortages 20.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The key mission of the Refuge System — to protect and restore wildlife habitat — may be falling by the wayside.
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Endangered Species Act at work in protecting butterflies at Fort Bragg’s artillery range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
In the unlikely setting of the world’s most populated military installation, amid all the regimented chaos, you’ll find the Endangered Species Act at work.
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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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College competition at NREL motivated by serious need: shortage of cybersecurity professionals 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
People defending the nation's energy operations from cyber attacks will be doing battle with hackers this weekend on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus in Golden. But not to worry, the energy systems and attacks will be simulated. However, the exercise has a serious aim: to encourage more people to enter the cyber security profession.
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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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Citing sage-grouse ruling, Colorado BLM yanks federal oil, gas leases from December sale 14.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Oil and gas leases proposed on about 4,200 ares of public land in Colorado have been yanked from a sale planned for December because of a court ruling on federal conservation plans for greater sage grouse.
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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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China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world's last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow over newly built highways.
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Mark your calendars now for these 5 free days at national parks in 2020 10.11.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
Here are all the free days at national parks in 2020, including Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes and Black Canyon of the Gunnison.
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WiFi, Amazon and food trucks: Trump team’s vision for national parks 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As they open parks for businesses, advisers propose cutting seniors 50% discounts during peak seasons.
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Democrat drops challenge of Tipton in 3rd U.S. House district 4.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State Rep. Donald Valdez ended his campaign for Congress on Monday morning, following poor fundraising numbers and the entrance of a well-funded challenger.
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EPA to scale back federal rules restricting waste from coal-fired power plants 4.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday plans to relax rules that govern how power plants store waste from burning coal and release water containing toxic metals into nearby waterways, according to agency officials.
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Want to cut your own Christmas tree? Permit applications open Nov. 1. 1.11.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
If you'd like to cut down your own Christmas Tree this year, it's time to start making plans.
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Want to cut your own Christmas tree? Permit applications open Nov. 1. 1.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
If you'd like to cut down your own Christmas Tree this year, it's time to start making plans.
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Snake River dams 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
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Dems in Congress demand update on Interior’s wild horse plans 27.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Congressional Democrats are demanding the Interior Department produce an overdue report on plans to manage wild horses roaming federal lands in the West after the head of its public lands agency told reporters it will take $5 billion and 15 years to get overpopulated herds under control.
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BLM chief’s wild horse fixation distracts from the real threats to public land 25.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Species extinction, near-constant wildfire and widespread drought are a few omens William Perry Pendley might consider instead.
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Decker Fire, burning near Salida for over a month, 100% contained 24.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A fire that's been burning in south-central Colorado for over a month has been fully surrounded by containment lines.
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