User: flenvcenter Topic: Waste-Regional
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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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Letters: Listen to Greta Thunberg and learn (9/29/19) 30.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Listen to Greta Thunberg and learn Re: “ ‘You are failing us’: Climate talks feature plans, frustration,” Sept. 24 news story
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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How Denver residents can start composting 25.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
How, exactly, can a citizen start composting? All compost requires three basic ingredients, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:
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Could a trade war trigger the next recession, and how would that impact Colorado? 9.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. economic expansion marks its 10th year this month, matching the 1990s recovery for longevity. But rising tensions caused by trade disputes are raising worries that the expansion could tumble to the ground, taking the decade's economic gains with it.
Denver mayoral race: Jamie Giellis and Michael Hancock on the issues 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mayor Michael Hancock and Jamie Giellis have broad similarities in their visions for Denver, but their platforms promise different approaches to the city's biggest issues.
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Letters: Better national team paid less?; Foreign policy takes hit; 16th Street Mall a trip; Root out waste in Social Security (5/6/19) 6.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Better national team paid less? On March 8, International Women’s Day, the U.S. Women’s National soccer team filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation for gender discrimination. As a collegiate female soccer player for Regis University, I have an invested personal interest in equality for women in athletics. If the women’s team wins […]
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EPA: No known toxic releases at flooded Superfund sites in the Midwest 29.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Flooding in the Midwest temporarily cut off a Superfund site in Nebraska that stores radioactive waste and explosives, inundated another one storing toxic chemical waste in Missouri, and limited access to others, according to federal regulators.
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Mining companies pollute waterways. Citizens pay. 19.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Nearly 2 billion pounds of toxic waste were dumped into western waterways in 2017, and taxpayers are left to clean up the mess.
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EPA sets long-term goals for Superfund site created by Gold King Mine spill 14.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced three long-term goals Wednesday for cleaning up the Bonita Peak Mining District Superfund site in southwestern Colorado.
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Colorado restaurateurs want 1 straw law to rule them all 17.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
There's something missing at Centro Mexican Kitchen in Boulder. Once you take a seat, a waiter brings a glass of water, but no straw. Ask for one and you'll get a paper straw.
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Kelsey Berreth search could extend to landfill near Fountain — a daunting task for investigators 18.1.2019 Denver Post: Local
The search for Kelsey Berreth could expand to a landfill near Fountain, a daunting task for investigators nearly two months after the Woodland Park woman vanished.
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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Park Service takes “extraordinary step” of dipping into entrance fees to bolster operations at popular sites 6.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The National Park Service will take the unprecedented step of tapping entrance fees to pay for expanded operations at its most popular sites, officials said Sunday, as the federal government shutdown threatens to degrade some of the nation's iconic landmarks.
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It’s time to start eating roadkill 2.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Salvaging meat in Alaska is commonplace. Can it catch on in the Lower 48?
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Eating roadkill is an Alaska tradition. What about the Lower 48? 2.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Salvaging meat is catching on across the West, thanks to shifting laws and beliefs.
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EPA lays out next steps to clean up southwest Colorado mines 16.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in southwestern Colorado, including dredging contaminated sediment from streambeds and digging ditches to divert water away from tainted rocks and soil.
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Promoted six times and then fired: Inside a 24-year-old political appointee’s wild ride in Trump’s Washington 16.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
He was one of the fastest-rising political appointees of the Trump administration, an unpaid campaign intern with no professional experience who soared into a top job with a six-figure salary at the White House's drug policy office.
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Loveland residents sue city over months of basement flooding 2.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Two Loveland homeowners have filed a complaint against the city seeking $15,000 for damages for flooding that occurred in their home in 2016 that they say was the result of a poorly maintained city water line.
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