User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: River Systems :: Colorado River
Last updated: Mar 18 2018 02:41 IST RSS 2.0
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After 71 years, the Navy again will have a vessel named the USS Colorado 18.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
On Saturday, the USS Colorado will sail again -- this time as a $2.6 billion, nuclear-powered submarine. The U.S. Navy put put the new boat into active service for the first time at a shipyard ceremony in Connecticut that brought together top military officials and Colorado politicos such as Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner.
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USS Colorado, the Navy’s newest submarine, to enter active service Saturday 17.3.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The U.S. Navy plans to welcome the newest addition to its fleet on Saturday when it puts into active service the USS Colorado, a $2.6 billion nuclear-powered submarine.
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PHOTOS: The USS Colorado, four ships through history 14.3.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
On Saturday, March 17, 2018, the Navy will commission the fourth USS Colorado in its history, a Virginia-class submarine, during a ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn. The former vessels carrying that name saw service spanning from the Civil War to World War II.
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Trump plan ends research on uranium mining near Grand Canyon 9.3.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
U.S. scientists studying the effects of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon say they are lacking information on whether the radioactive element is hurting plants, animals and a water source for more than 30 million people.
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Charges dismissed against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, ex-undersheriff 28.2.2018 Denver Post: Local
Charges against Ex-El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and former Undersheriff Paula Presley have been dismissed, closing the book on a prosecution that rocked El Paso County.
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Female firefighter sues Colorado River Fire Rescue for sexual harassment 27.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Former female firefighter sues Colorado River Fire Rescue claiming male firefighters installed pornography on her computer, repeatedly told her women shouldn't be allowed in the department and assaulted her when she complained.
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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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The Denver Post editorial intensified a false narrative about Bears Ears and uranium mining 24.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Energy Fuels supports Bears Ears National Monument. We appreciate and agree that this area is an important symbol of our country’s history and culture.
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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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PHOTOS: Today in history — January 12 12.1.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A selection of photos from around the world of events that happened on January 12.
Anger at Jeff Sessions misses bigger point; legal weed has always been a question for Congress 9.1.2018 Denver Post: Opinion
Law enforcement cooperation is, even under the best of circumstances, never straightforward, but in the case of states with legalized marijuana it is particularly fraught.
PHOTOS: Today in history — January 9 9.1.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A selection of photos from around the world of events that happened on January 9.
Flow of Colorado River in seven downstream states threatened by scant snowpack 6.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
Western water forecasters are worried that poor snowpack in the Upper Colorado River basin could cause the river to flow at just 54 percent of its average volume during the runoff season. That would cause a problem for water consumers in seven states downstream from Colorado.
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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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87-year-old man still missing after crashing son’s pickup in Golden 18.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
An 87-year-old man reported missing on Thursday evening has not been found and Golden Police are asking the public's help to locate him.
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Pope Francis blows out birthday candle on extra-long pizza 17.12.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Pope Francis has blown out his birthday candle on an extra-long pizza at the Vatican to the delight of children.
Rock climber falls 60 feet to death in Cañon City 17.12.2017 Denver Post: Local
A climber died after falling 60 feet from a climbing area in Cañon City on Saturday, according to the Fremont County Sheriff's Office.
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