User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Policy
Last updated: Sep 23 2020 05:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Florida man sentenced for smuggling lizards, admits selling to Colorado customers 23.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
TAMPA, Fla. -- A Florida man has been sentenced to 90 days of home detention and 288 hours of community service for his part in a trafficking scheme in which live water monitor lizards were stuffed into socks and concealed inside electronics to be smuggled from the Philippines to the United States.
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Killing the Vegas Pipeline 18.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Nevada’s attitude toward water is changing.
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Six states threaten lawsuits if feds fast-track the Lake Powell Pipeline 14.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The Trump Administration’s plan to expedite review of Utah’s diversion project undoes decades of collaborative agreements between the states that rely on the Colorado River.
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Booming Front Range cities take first steps to build $500 million dam, reservoir near Holy Cross Wilderness 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aurora and Colorado Springs are planning to flood these wetland fens and replace natural storage with a man-made system: a $500 million dam and a reservoir that may require changing wilderness boundaries.
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Colorado gardening pro tip: Plant trees in fall for a bit of shade next summer 5.9.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
One of the most important landscape investment decisions a homeowner will make is what kind of trees to plant. A well planted and cared for tree should live for 50 or more years.
Extreme heat is here, and it’s deadly 1.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Gearing up for the fight against a new climate enemy.
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Tribal nations are decolonizing cultural protection 27.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A new book looks at a ‘third way’ for Indian law.
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Who’s minding Montana’s abandoned oil and gas wells? 21.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Left-behind extraction wells pollute after drilling and pumping stops. One foundation gets proactive.
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“What’s next? An asteroid?” Wildfire, pandemic drop double whammy on Glenwood Springs 20.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The novel coronavirus pandemic and the Grizzly Creek fire are a brutal one-two punch that almost have leveled the Glenwood Springs economy, costing an estimated loss of $2 million in taxable sales in the first week Interstate 70 was closed.
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A wildlife refuge under siege at the border 11.8.2020 Current Issue
New emails detail drained ponds, salvaged fish and a tense relationship with the Department of Homeland Security.
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A wildlife refuge is under siege at the border 11.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New documents detail a tense relationship between wildlife officials and the Department of Homeland Security.
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Contested water settlements inflamed the Navajo Nation’s health crisis 11.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Colonial laws and federal neglect created a worse-case scenario during a global pandemic.
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Looking for something to read? Here are eight independent bookstores in Denver to support 31.7.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
From Shop at MATTER to Mutiny Information Cafe, these are great independent bookstores to support in Denver.
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Looking for something to read? Here are eight independent bookstores in Denver to support 31.7.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
From Shop at MATTER to Mutiny Information Cafe, these are great independent bookstores to support in Denver.
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Paddleboarding explodes in popularity in Colorado during the pandemic 23.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
"When you're out on the lake, it doesn't feel like there's a virus, we're not In a pandemic, it's just a regular summer. You get to pretend for a while."
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Is a big win for conservation a blow to climate action? 22.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As extinction and climate crises loom, the Great American Outdoors Act and recreation industry continue to rely on oil money.
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Denver Water’s Gross Reservoir expansion OK’d by feds as Boulder court appeal looms 18.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Water announced Friday it received its final federal approval to pursue the largest construction project in Boulder County history with its planned expansion of Gross Reservoir.
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Trump admin erodes landmark law protecting communities and the environment 17.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New National Environmental Policy Act rules limit public input and allow federal agencies to ignore climate impacts of infrastructure projects.
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Colorado passes limits on dangerous ‘forever’ chemicals 16.7.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As federal regulations lag, state water officials unanimously pass new PFAS limits.
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The only catfish native to the Western U.S. is running out of water 1.7.2020 Current Issue
The Yaqui catfish was going extinct. Then came the border wall.
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