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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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CDPHE hits Western Sugar with $2 million fine in deal aimed at cleaning up air, land and water at Fort Morgan facility 21.5.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have settled a dispute with the Western Sugar Cooperative by imposing a $2 million fine for violating state environmental laws -- violations that include odor emissions, unauthorized spills of fecal coliform and sulfide, and illegal stockpiling of waste including coal ash.
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Mining company challenges EPA order for Superfund site study near Gold King 22.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
A mining company is formally challenging an Environmental Protection Agency order to pay for an investigation of underground water flows at a Colorado Superfund site.
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At Superfund sites, Scott Pruitt could flip his industry-friendly script 24.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Not long after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston last summer, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt stood on the banks of the San Jacinto River and surveyed a decades-old toxic waste site as divers checked whether the storm had unearthed dangerous chemicals.
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When Copper Kings leave, what happens to the slag? 19.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
To jolt its economy, a town explores the many uses of the byproduct of its smelting history.
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White House adviser Stephen Miller calls Bannon an “angry, vindictive person” over comments in Wolff book 7.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's top policy adviser, on Sunday eviscerated former White House colleague Stephen Bannon over comments attributed to him in a new book, calling him an "angry, vindictive person" whose "grotesque comments are so out of touch with reality."
Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellow cake 12.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The president’s Bears Ears decision has toxic implications.
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Are Colorado’s cattle feedlots a risk to waterways? 10.12.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
After a 2015 rainstorm, bait shop owner Kenny Condrey went to check on some river-fed ponds near his eastern Colorado home. What he found confirmed his fears. Dead fish lined the banks and floated on the water.
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Gold King Mine, surrounding sites among EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s list of Superfund priorities 9.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Gold King Mine and surrounding mining sites around the southwest Colorado town of Silverton are on a list of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's priorities for federal cleanup.
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