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Category: River Systems :: Animas River
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Colorado’s Animas River suffers high fish deaths due to wildfire ash 23.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Officials say fish populations in a Colorado river have been severely depleted due to suffocation caused by debris from a 2018 wildfire.
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Ride your bike on these Colorado railroad routes without fear of being run over by a train 2.7.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Railroad's heyday may be gone, but its trails aren't.
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EPA: No serious health risk from southwestern Colorado mines 21.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency says contamination from nearly 50 mining sites in southwestern Colorado doesn't pose a serious risk for human health.
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'Miracle': No deaths or serious injuries after plane slides into Florida river 4.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critical injuries or deaths were reported, officials said.
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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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Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of U.S. mining industry 20.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S. and into surrounding lakes and streams without being treated, The Associated Press has found.
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2 plead not guilty to starting Lake Christine wildfire near Basalt 24.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Two people accused of starting a wildfire in western Colorado last summer by firing incendiary tracer rounds at a shooting range have pleaded not guilty.
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Forest recovery from Lake Christine fire could take centuries 14.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Aspen-area forests took a beating this year from drought and hot temperatures while parts of Basalt Mountain suffered severe enough fire damage that it could take centuries for some vegetation types to recover, according to an assessment by Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.
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Animas River restocked with trout after wildfire caused massive die-off 17.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The restoration of the Animas River is underway, as Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have poured 1,500 rainbow trout into the river.
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Colorado wildfires update: The latest from the Spring Creek Fire, 416 Fire and others burning across the state 2.7.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Major fires burning across Colorado as noon on Sunday, July 1. All information is current as of Sunday morning unless otherwise noted.
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Lightning storm looms as 416 wildfire grows to 25,900 acres 13.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
With fire conditions already at historically dangerous levels in southwest Colorado, firefighters are nervously watching a forecast that calls for an approaching lightning storm.
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Firefighters keep 416 wildfire’s raging flames, floating embers from igniting any homes 12.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The 416 wildfire scorches another 1,247 acres of heavy pine forest without injuring any firefighters or destroying any homes.
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Feds hope to conduct horse roundups in western Colorado 12.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Federal land managers are hoping to conduct roundups to remove hundreds of wild horses in western Colorado this year.
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San Juan National Forest to close as 416 wildfire grows to 22,000 acres 11.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Firefighters working through Sunday night stopped the advance of the 416 Fire at the boundary of the town of Hermosa Creek, saving hundreds of homes even as the wildfire continued to grow to a total of 22,131 acres, authorities say.
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1,300 homes evacuated as 416 fire north of Durango grows 10.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
The 416 fire north of Durango has grown by 1,511 acres overnight, totaling nearly 8,700 acres with 10 percent containment, officials updated Saturday morning.
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Wildfire near Durango prompts evacuations, highway closure 2.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
A wildfire 10 miles north of Durango on Friday afternoon has prompted evacuations of a nearby subdivision, a highway closure and pre-evacuation notices for communities.
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EPA orders Sunnyside to begin costly groundwater investigation for Gold King Mine Superfund cleanup 16.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday ordered Sunnyside Gold Corp. to do more to assist in the investigation of groundwater contamination as part of the federal government's superfund cleanup of toxic mining sites above Silverton in southwestern Colorado.
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Gold King Mine disaster claims to be fully reviewed by month’s end, EPA chief Scott Pruitt says 13.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday he plans to have reviewed by month’s end a stack of about 400 claims filed mostly by residents of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and the Navajo Nation over damages they sustained during the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster.
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Michael Bennet, Jared Polis put forth bill to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Colorado 28.1.2018 Denver Post: Outdoors
As the outdoor recreation world rallied in Denver, two of Colorado’s leaders in Washington offered a plan to bolster protection for more than 98,000 acres of federal land in Eagle and Summit counties.
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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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