User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Policy
Last updated: Oct 13 2019 23:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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Protests escalate in Iraq: 9 dead, hundreds wounded 3.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
At least seven people were killed and dozens were wounded in clashes that spread across several Iraqi provinces on Wednesday as security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas for the second day to disperse anti-government protesters demanding jobs, improved services and an end to corruption.
Courts can’t keep Columbia and Snake River salmon from the edge of extinction 26.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
After decades of court cases have rebuffed federal management, it may take a political fix to restore salmon in the Columbia Basin.
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Trump’s Fish and Wildlife pick is entangled with industry 26.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Aurelia Skipwith has ties to water interests fighting endangered species protection and worked for ag giant Monsanto.
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The Klamath River now has the legal rights of a person 24.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A Yurok Tribe resolution allows cases to be brought on behalf of the river as a person in tribal court.
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Letters: Don’t dry up the San Luis Valley (9/22/19) 22.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Don’t dry up the San Luis Valley Re: “Front Range developers seek water,” Sept. 16 news story
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How the Trump administration is silencing science 18.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Six ex-government scientists explain how they were made to bury climate science and why they decided to blow the whistle.
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Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future 16.9.2019 Current Issue
‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’
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Climate change and the challenges to human happiness 16.9.2019 Current Issue
It’s not too late to confront despair.
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A water ‘win-win’ in Colorado? Not so fast. 16.9.2019 Current Issue
A plan to export water from the San Luis Valley to the Denver Metro area is met with defiance.
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Developers seeking water for booming Front Range look to the San Luis Valley, where farmers already face well shut-offs 16.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thousands of feet under irrigated green crop circles, Colorado's low-income San Luis Valley holds vast water in a super-deep aquifer, and developers 180 miles away on the booming-yet-water-stressed Front Range want to tap it to supply suburban expansion.
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Trump administration drops Obama-era water protection rule 13.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights.
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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Recent soil samples suggest Rocky Flats still unsafe, environmental groups contend 4.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Recent developments such as higher plutonium levels found at Rocky Flats prove the former nuclear weapons plant is still not safe for the public, a coalition of environmental groups contend in newly filed court documents.
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The Mormon Church supplied tainted water to its members for years 2.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Utah regulators turned a blind eye to faulty water systems at a girls’ summer camp, trusting the LDS Church would eventually fix the problem.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Aug. 19-25 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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West wrestles with Colorado River “grand bargain” as changing climate depletes water governed by 1922 compact 25.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Rocky Mountain water managers worried about climate-driven depletion across the Colorado River Basin are mulling a "grand bargain" that would overhaul obligations among seven southwestern states for sharing the river's water.
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Western states oppose plan to charge for U.S. reservoir water 23.8.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they say usurps states' authority over their own water.
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Guest Commentary: Protect the Endangered Species Act — we have too much to lose in Colorado and around the globe 21.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I am a scientist. I was born in Mexico and I came to the United States 30 years ago to do my Ph.D. in Biology at Harvard University, working with one of the world’s most highly recognized biologists, Dr. Edward O. Wilson. From an early age, I was fascinated by insects especially bees; the more I learned the more I was intrigued about their unique role and special place in our wild lands. Throughout my studies, I quickly learned that wild spaces were being destroyed and wildlife species were disappearing.
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The latest from our hologram portal 19.8.2019 Current Issue
We speculate updates to stories and the readers who speak out in 2068.
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