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The West is in an expanding 20-year drought that a 'March Miracle' will do little to change 20.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

Despite recent rains, moderate to severe drought is expanding in the Western U.S.

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World Water Day 2020: The role of innovation in creating abundance 20.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We are now beyond business-as-usual approaches for water, which is critical for watersheds such as the Colorado River Basin.
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Tribal Nations Enter Negotiations Over Colorado River Water 15.3.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. The Colorado River Basin is the setting for some of the most drawn-out and complex water issues in the Western US. In 2019, the Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan—a water-conservation agreement between states, tribal nations and the […]
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Colorado mountain snowpack in “good spot” for water supply heading into spring 9.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's mountain snow is measuring slightly higher than normal for this time of year, a vulnerable moment for cities and food growers ahead of spring, boosting confidence that water for crops, cattle and a growing population will be adequate.
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Pedestrian struck, killed in Denver Saturday 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Denver Saturday, according to the Denver Police Department. 
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Truck involved in two fatal crashes six minutes apart in Weld County 8.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
A semitrailer in Weld County was involved in two fatal crashes overnight in Weld County in which the other drivers may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol.
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Environmental disaster or key to a clean energy future? A new twist on hydropower 5.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Energy companies are scrambling to build 'pumped storage' projects to complement solar and wind farms. Environmentalists are concerned.

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Newsom hopes to broker a peace treaty in California's water war. Some worry he'll cave to Trump 24.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

No California water hole has been fought over more than the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. It's right up there with the Owens Valley and the state's share of the Colorado River.

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Is California headed back into drought, or did we never really leave one? 16.2.2020 LA Times: Environment

Rainfall has been below average for 14 of the last 21 years in downtown Los Angeles

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Push to protect 1.4 million acres of wilderness in Colorado and the West advances in Congress 13.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado last gained significant wilderness in 1993, when about 600,000 acres of land was designated.
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Endangered humpback chub fish on upswing in Colorado River basin, federal officials say 22.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An endangered fish found in the Colorado River basin is on the upswing, federal officials said Tuesday as they proposed reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened.
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Video shows couple in Erie fight off coyote to save dog 22.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Amy Collins calls her dog -- Rocky — lucky, because last week he was in the jaws of death. A coyote came into the Collins' backyard, scooped the small dog into its mouth, and jumped the fence.
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Federal agency to review mining company’s proposed drilling that opponents say could harm Glenwood’s iconic hot springs 16.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Bureau of Land Management plans to review test drilling proposed by a mining company near Glenwood Springs' hot springs.
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U.S. officials to review deal on sharing Colorado River water 15.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal water managers are starting to review a crucial 2007 agreement for seven Western states to share drought-diminished water supplies from the Colorado River ahead of talks about revising and renewing it beginning in 2026, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Friday.
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Mead police investigating fatal fight along I-25 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
One man is dead while another was questioned and released after a reported fight Sunday along Interstate 25 in Mead.
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Driver who died in crash into Colorado River is identified as Edgewater man 27.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A driver who died when his truck crashed into the Colorado River in Mesa County has been identified.
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Glenwood without springs? Mountain town mobilizes against mine expansion 14.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A plan to vastly expand a limestone mining operation on the northern edge of Glenwood Springs will set this West Slope tourist town back a century, destroying its burgeoning tourist economy and clogging its streets with hundreds of trucks a day, critics say.
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New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds 12.11.2019 WRI Stories
New Guidance Can Help Companies Reduce Water Risk, Improve Watersheds Comments|Add Comment|PrintUpper Colorado River, Utah; part of the Colorado River watershed. Photo by U.S. Bureau of Land Management Water-related risk is a growing economic threat, responsible for over $36 billion in private sector losses in 2018. These impacts have triggered unprecedented action by businesses, including: Investments: In 2017, companies committed $23.4 billion to tackle water risks, across more than 1,000... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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Hydro company proposes to dam Little Colorado River east of Grand Canyon 9.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

A recently formed Phoenix-based company wants to construct dams for power generation on a tributary of the Colorado River beloved by rafters and canyon adventurers.

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