User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Independent
Category: River Systems :: Colorado River
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How best to share the disappearing Colorado River 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Seven Western states must rewrite the rules of the river and cut water use — before they bleed the critical artery dry.
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Can Los Angeles use the Hoover Dam as a giant battery? 12.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Sure, it's an ambitious plan — but the hurdles could be more historical than technical.
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Paddling the Colorado’s headwaters reveals a wrung-out river 28.8.2018 Writers on the Range
Shrinking snowpacks and low waterways will affect everyone from tourists to farmers.
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Damming evidence: Communities turn to reusing wastewater as scarcity threatens 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The move marks a paradigm shift in water storage and conservation methods.
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The Colorado River Basin: Where the reality of water stress collides with public policy 4.5.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The existing shortage isn't a short-term drought, it's the new long-term normal.
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Intel, Arizona Diamondbacks put water solutions on tap 27.3.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
More businesses are collaborating to tackle drought and other unique challenges.
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To save our oceans, let’s start with our rivers 6.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Dams and pollution affect rivers across the West, to the detriment of our oceans.
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The uncompromising environmentalist behind the Sierra Club 5.2.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A new book details the rise of the Sierra Club from hiking group to political force.
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Utah is headed into a water battle it can’t win 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why is this fiscally conservative state pushing an expensive diversion project?
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Traversing the mighty Colorado River 22.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A writer sets out on a geographic journey to understand the imperiled water source.
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The tiny power plant that shapes the Colorado River — merely by existing 2.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
The Shoshone power plant is the cornerstone for water rights in the upper river.
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The 26,000 tons of radioactive waste under Lake Powell 19.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The West’s uranium boom brought dozens of mills to the banks of the Colorado River — where toxic waste was dumped irresponsibly.
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We should recognize the legal rights of rivers 13.12.2017 Writers on the Range
No law gives a river a right to exist; at best, laws protect a river from harm caused by new development.
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Native Fish Species at Risk Following Water Removal from the Colorado River 12.12.2017 Environmental News Network
Agriculture and domestic activities consume much of the Colorado River water that once flowed to the Colorado Delta and Northern Gulf of California. The nature and extent of impact of this fresh-water loss on the ecology and fisheries of the Colorado Delta and Gulf of California is controversial. A recent publication in the journal PeerJ reveals a previously unseen risk to the unique local biodiversity of the tidal portion of the Delta. 
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Beset by drones; disappearing orcas; covering Indian Country 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
HCN.org news in brief.
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University of Oregon research maps major shifts in Colorado River history 16.11.2017 Environmental News Network
Geologists have long debated how and when the Colorado River made its first connection to the ocean. In a new study, a team led by the UO’s Becky Dorsey has helped pull the river’s story together.The river did not, as many thought, simply roar down out of the Colorado Plateau and pour into the Gulf of California.
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Latest: Grand Canyon ‘mega-development’ voted down 16.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Navajo council rejects plans for Escalade’s tram, shops, restaurants.
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"Nature Has Rights": Activists Call for a Legal Transformation 10.11.2017 Truthout.com
The Colorado River runs through Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo: Jacalyn Engler ) A lawsuit filed in Denver district court by the Colorado River ecosystem asking to be recognized as a "person" is part of a growing global movement to forge a new kind of environmental law around the legal rights of nature. After all, if a corporation can be granted personhood, why not a river ecosystem that has sustained humans for thousands of years? The Colorado River runs through Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo: Jacalyn Engler ) Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this one: We depend on reader support! Click here to make a tax-deductible donation. The mighty Colorado River and its watersheds are a crucial source of life in the arid Southwest, supplying water to vast ecosystems and millions of people across seven states and northern Mexico. With so much depending on its existence, the Colorado River filed a groundbreaking lawsuit against the state of Colorado last month, demanding that its right to evolve, ...
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How Las Vegas aims to be the next Silicon Valley for water innovation 25.10.2017 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
With millions in state funding, a new startup incubator has begun luring water innovators to Las Vegas. The goal is to create a destination for water entrepreneurs akin to the culture of Silicon Valley.
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Advocating an expanded approach to collective action for water 18.10.2017 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
It’s time to include more industry voices in the dialogue.
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