User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Pollution
Last updated: Mar 29 2019 02:12 IST RSS 2.0
 
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EPA: No known toxic releases at flooded Superfund sites in the Midwest 29.3.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Flooding in the Midwest temporarily cut off a Superfund site in Nebraska that stores radioactive waste and explosives, inundated another one storing toxic chemical waste in Missouri, and limited access to others, according to federal regulators.
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Mining companies pollute waterways. Citizens pay. 19.3.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Nearly 2 billion pounds of toxic waste were dumped into western waterways in 2017, and taxpayers are left to clean up the mess.
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High costs slowing action on “forever chemicals” in water, lawmakers say 7.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Cleaning up and protecting U.S. drinking water from a class of toxic chemicals used in many household items could cost in the tens of billions of dollars nationally, including $2 billion for the Department of Defense alone, witnesses testified Wednesday before a House panel urging the federal government to move more quickly on the cleanup.
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Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy 28.2.2019 High Country News Most Recent
An investigation shows the impact toxic chemicals are having on the community of Clovis.
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“Our families need answers”: Feds commit to test people for toxic “forever chemicals” near military bases in Colorado, 7 other states 25.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The federal government's commitment to test blood and urine near military bases in Colorado and seven other states where drinking water was contaminated with toxic "forever chemicals" set off a scramble as residents worry about future health trouble.
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Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of U.S. mining industry 20.2.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
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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Denver-based Antero agrees to $3.15 million fine in pollution settlement 12.2.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver-based natural gas producer has agreed to pay a $3.15 million civil penalty to resolve pollution violations at 32 drilling sites in West Virginia.
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What’s actually in the “Green New Deal” from Democrats? 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
"I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called 'Carbon Footprint' to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military -- even if no other country would do the same. Brilliant!" -- President Donald Trump, in a tweet on Feb. 9 "There are multiple doctored GND (Green New Deal) resolutions and FAQs floating around. There was also a draft version that got uploaded + taken down. There's also draft versions floating out there. Point is, the real one is our submitted resolution, H.Res. 109." -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in a tweet on Feb. 9
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Civil penalties for polluters dropped dramatically in Trump’s first two years, analysis shows 30.1.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Civil penalties for polluters under the Trump administration plummeted during the past fiscal year to the lowest average level since 1994, according to a new analysis of Environmental Protection Agency data.
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What killed Washington’s carbon tax? 21.1.2019 Current Issue
The curious death of 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.
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A critical solution to climate change is right here in the West 15.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In pursuit of a ‘Green New Deal,’ don’t forget public lands.
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 letters: Trump fears looking foolish, think what $5.6B could buy, pollution, Electoral College 5.1.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Trump fears looking foolish
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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As wildfires rage in Colorado high country, authorities try to protect watersheds from contamination 2.7.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Massive wildfires spreading over the western United States already taint nearby streams with unhealthy sediments and organic materials and may someday overwhelm local municipal water supplies, University of Colorado Boulder researchers say.
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Response to PFAS contamination is coordinated and effective 22.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
In 2016, the EPA established new, lifetime health advisories for PFOA and PFOS, and informed state and local partners of data indicating concerns at drinking water systems in the Security, Widefield and Fountain area.
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Federal report on toxic chemicals, contamination in Boulder County raises new concerns 22.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado residents worried by a federal health agency's new proposed limits for perfluorinated chemicals and the detection of contaminated water west of Boulder are demanding that state officials to do more to protect people.
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Colorado should set its own emission standards 18.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
A warming climate, caused by increasing levels of carbon dioxide and other pollutants in the atmosphere, has immense implications for Colorado’s snowpack, water supply, forest health, wildlife, and snow-sports economy. Globally, the five hottest years on record have occurred since 2010. Regionally, there are now 23 fewer days of freezing temperatures (below 32 degrees) than in the 1970s. Peak runoff of the Colorado River occurred in mid-May--its earliest in 50 years and part of a 21st Century trend, according to the Colorado River Water Conservation District.
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Water World guests at risk due to possible water contamination, health department says 14.6.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Health officials warn patrons of Water World in Federal Heights who entered the park between Monday and Wednesday may be sickened by contaminated water from an irrigation pond after a power outage and equipment failure. Anyone who drank water from concession stands or drinking fountains or swam in pools and slides could be at risk […]
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Contamination of Fountain Creek needs transparency from EPA 9.6.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has blocked the release of a study showing that toxic chemicals are contaminating water supplies across the nation.
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