User: flenvcenter Topic: Policy and Governance-Regional
Category: Government :: National
Last updated: May 22 2019 06:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Late spring snow storm damage your trees? Here’s what you need to know. 22.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
For those attempting to clean and up and repair their snow-damaged trees, the Colorado State Forest Service has a few suggestions.
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Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan 21.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.
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EPA shifting more environmental enforcement to states 20.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Environmental Protection Agency under Donald Trump is delegating a widening range of public health and environmental enforcement to states, saying local officials know best how to deal with local problems.
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Colorado congressman wants probe reopened into claim feds tried to censor CU researcher’s climate-change references 19.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Colorado congressman is urging the U.S. Department of Interior's inspector general to reopen an investigation into claims the National Park Service tried to scrub references to human-caused climate change from a University of Colorado researcher's scientific report.
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To control forest fires, Colorado and other western states light more of their own 18.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Forest Service and its partners hope over the next decade to carry out a series of prescribed burns in Northern Colorado to protect communities and the river, which supplies water to about 300,000 people.
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Guest Commentary: This may be China’s worst assault yet on the rule of law in Hong Kong  16.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
For generations, Hong Kong has been a safe harbor from the chaos of Communist China.
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If you’re dumb, there are lots of good ways to have a bad time at a national park 16.5.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Whether ignoring the rules or attempting to pet bison, here are some dumb things people do at national parks.
If you’re dumb, there are lots of good ways to have a bad time at a national park 16.5.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Whether ignoring the rules or attempting to pet bison, here are some dumb things people do at national parks.
The key to endangered species recovery? Communication. 15.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A retired federal biologist says Trump’s Interior Department is more business as usual than critics claim.
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Guest Commentary: Gov. Polis is deliberately violating the Clean Air Act and it’ll be a blow to Colorado’s economy 15.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The governor's action ought to alarm folks who care about unnecessary blows to a Colorado economy already under assault by the extreme overreach of the 2019 legislative session.
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Douglas County approves $10 million for school security following STEM School shooting 14.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Douglas County commissioners agreed to target $10 million toward increasing school security at a special meeting Monday, less than a week after two students at STEM School Highlands Ranch are alleged to have shot nine of their classmates, one fatally.
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Fort Collins picks developer for affordable housing project 14.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Fort Collins has selected a developer to design and build about 60 affordable homes on property withdrawn from the city’s land bank program. The Coloradoan reports the city has chosen Indiana-based TWG Development LLC, which specializes in affordable housing projects. The city’s social policy and housing program manager, Sue Beck-Ferkiss, says […]
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Forest Service allows chain saw use in Colorado wilderness 14.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
DURANGO -- The U.S. Forest Service has authorized the use of chain saws to clear trees killed by bark beetles in two wilderness areas in southwestern Colorado.
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Bears Ears’ only visitor center isn’t run by the feds 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
With the monument facing stripped-down protections and sky rocketing visitation, a local nonprofit built its own guerrilla visitor center to educate the masses.
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Study finds 96% of national parks have hazardous air quality 10.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Popular parks such as Yosemite and Joshua Tree have pollution levels that threaten visitors and wildlife.
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Denver police bias-motivated crime unit investigating transgender woman’s assault 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Police Department officially announced the creation of its new bias-motivated investigative unit on Monday, days after a transgender woman was assaulted in Denver.
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Body of teen, who had been reported missing, found in a Western Slope canal 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
The body of a 17-year-old male was recovered Monday afternoon on the Western Slope near a hydroelectric plant.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Letters: Bring back gray wolves, Barr’s testimony (5/5/19) 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Gray wolves need more time to return to state Subsistence hunting is an act that demands gratitude and humility. While hunting, I have the opportunity to feel what it’s like to leave the comforts of modern life and live amongst the wild things. It gives me respect for the animals that hunt for a living, like wolves.
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Western forests have a ‘fire debt’ problem 3.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Planned burns can reduce wildfire risks, but expanding use of ‘good fire’ isn’t easy.
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