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Category: River Systems :: Green River
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'Rapid DNA' promises breakthroughs in solving crimes. So why does it face a backlash? 25.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

There's big money to be made in marketing "rapid DNA" technology. But some forensics experts say the technology could hinder prosecutions if not handled correctly.

Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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Underground: The Most Beautiful Caves in the World 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Caves have an almost primal appeal—they hold the secrets to our past and are the last vestige of exploration.
Newport Beach man dies in Green River rafting accident 9.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A Newport Beach man died in a rafting accident Saturday on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument, National Park Service officials said.

Anthony Vasi, 47, was on a commercial rafting trip with family and friends in a remote part of the river, which straddles Colorado and Utah, when their...

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Man who died in Dinosaur National Monument rafting accident identified 8.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The man who died Saturday in a rafting accident on the Green River has been identified as Anthony Vasi of Newport Beach, California.
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Rafting accident on Green River in Dinosaur National Monument leaves one man dead 7.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The body of a California man has been recovered after a rafting accident in Dinosaur National Monument. The 47-year-old was part of a group that included family and friends on a commercial rafting trip, according to the National Park Service.
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A run through Colorado’s Yampa whitewater reveals the wildness that remains. But will the West’s rivers survive urban demands? 23.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The rafts carried water-policy professionals who, as governments worldwide increasingly manipulate rivers to get water for growing populations, wanted a natural reference point. Their five-day foray last month was designed to connect them with the wildness that remains and also to forge a meeting of minds as the competition for water among western states increases.
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This Woman Paddled All 730 Miles of the Green River 4.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what’s going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
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Raft like John Wesley Powell down the Green and Colorado rivers 3.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s historic expedition with OARS, which specializes in whitewater rafting and other outdoor tours. The itinerary on the Green River will visit Flaming Gorge, Lodore, Desolation, Gray, Labyrinth and Stillwater canyons before rafting the Colorado...

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Health departments are on the frontlines of climate change 27.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The impacts on human health include extreme heat to mosquito-borne diseases. How can health care providers keep up?
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Wyoming Moves to Slash Oil and Gas Emissions 27.12.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Wyoming Moves to Slash Oil and Gas Emissions
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Romney calls U.S. pastor at Jerusalem embassy ceremony a 'bigot' 15.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Low runoff into Colorado River could threaten endangered fish, complicate work for water managers 5.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Federal officials told regional water managers last week not to plan on coordinated reservoir releases this spring to help endangered fish in the Colorado River near Grand Junction as there's likely not going to be enough water.
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Colorado’s native humpback chub may move from endangered species list, but fish still needs help to survive 23.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
After decades of trying to rescue the Colorado River's imperiled humpback chub natives that settlers once scorned as "trash fish" and tried to eradicate, federal wildlife authorities on Thursday pronounced them stable.
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Fort Carson soldiers deploying to Kosovo this spring 28.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Soldiers from Fort Carson’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team will be deploying to Kosovo this spring, according to a Tuesday release.
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Bureau of Land Management to decide on drilling near volcano 9.2.2018 AP Washington
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) -- The U.S. Forest Service has consented to allow a Canadian company to conduct exploratory drilling for minerals as part of its effort to establish a hard rock mine near Mount St. Helens....
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Crews rescue driver after car goes into Green River 17.1.2018 AP Washington
KENT, Wash. (AP) -- Crews rescued a driver after his vehicle went into the Green River in Kent, Washington....
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Bus crash in rural Utah kills 13-year-old, injures 12 others 2.1.2018 AP National
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Greyhound bus careened from a highway and plunged into a deep wash, killing a 13-year-old girl and injuring 12 other people on New Year's Eve in rural Utah, state troopers said Monday....
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Trump administration ordered to enforce methane restrictions 5.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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500 homes evacuated overnight as wildfire in Santa Ana Mountains grows to 2,500 acres 26.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A wildfire burning in the Santa Ana Mountains near Corona grew to 2,500 acres overnight as firefighters increased evacuations to 500 homes, the Orange County Fire Authority said Tuesday.

The blaze burned the foothills in the Dominguez Ranch area and forced about 1,500 residents to flee, said Capt....

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