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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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Uttar Pradesh authorities sprinkle water in Lucknow to combat air pollution 16.11.2017 Lucknow – The Indian Express
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United Nations report says better protections needed from mine water disasters 15.11.2017 Denver Post: Business
A string of mining waste disasters — some deadly — over the past decade show better protections are needed for communities downstream of massive polluted material storage sites, according to a United Nations report.
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The Forest Service’s battle against illegal marijuana farms 31.10.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Drug cartels on federal land pose enormous environmental and financial costs.
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EPA crews working on Gold King cleanup find elevated lead spreading to birds, animals and, potentially, people 20.10.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
EPA crews conducting Superfund cleanup prep investigations along Animas River headwaters revealed this week that they’ve found contamination at century-old mine sites at levels 100 times higher than danger thresholds for wildlife.
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EPA orders cleanup at Texas toxic site flooded by Hurricane Harvey 13.10.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration has handed a rare victory to environmentalists, ordering two big corporations this week to pay $115 million to clean up a Texas toxic waste site that may have spread dangerous levels of pollution during flooding from Hurricane Harvey.
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Hickenlooper’s special session is a waste of tax dollars that could have been avoided 2.10.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
It's deeply concerning that the governor expects legislators to consider a proposal during this week's special session that very clearly conflicts with the Colorado Constitution.
There is failure of the system in healthcare, education; citizens need to raise questions: Anshu Gupta 1.10.2017 The Idea Exchange – The Indian Express
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Three decades of patience pays off for Grand Junction Powerball winner 20.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
Grand Junction area resident Judy Finchum says she has played the same five numbers in the Powerball every week, without fail, for the past 30 years.
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