User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Water Treatment
Last updated: Sep 02 2019 19:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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The small Colorado town of Walden, in oil and gas country, has a new solar array. And it floats. 1.9.2019 Denver Post: Business
The town of Walden is a solar-energy innovator. It's the only Colorado community with a floating solar array and one of just a handful nationally.
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Scientists discover it’s “raining plastic” from metro Denver to high in Rocky Mountain National Park 16.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Scientists testing rainwater around metro Denver and high in the Front Range mountains found microscopic bits of colored plastic in more than 90% of their samples -- adding to growing evidence that plastics have contaminated the planet far more deeply than people can see.
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Denver Water proposing $500 million solution to lead pipes 1.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver Water will propose the removal of lead service pipes from homes across the metro area, an action rarely seen in the United States that could cost roughly $500 million and take 15 years.
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Guest Commentary: The value of nature and the nature of value 22.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The notable and bold Colorado oil and gas reform underway is a game changer, shifting Colorado’s focus from energy extraction to public health as the primary concern.  But what remains the same is a system of opposition where there’s always a winner and a loser.  What if we could look at the value of the natural world without pitting economic outcomes against environmental health?
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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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Panjab University Physics PhD scholars to be teaching assistants from new session 1.6.2018 Education – The Indian Express
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Water a focus for growing northern Colorado communities 8.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Although Windsor owns enough water for all existing customers, town officials know more people are on the way.
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Legislation seeks to prevent environmental harm from new mining in Colorado 21.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Colorado lawmakers on Tuesday took a step toward preventing future mining disasters while acknowledging that contamination of waterways from old mining sites continues each day.
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Colorado weighs whether to let Cotter hand off long-undone uranium cleanups 1.2.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado officials are weighing whether to let Cotter Corp. operators of a defunct uranium mine  west of Denver -- which has contaminated groundwater and a creek above a drinking water supply reservoir -- transfer ownership and responsibility for cleanup to a newly formed local company.
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Front Range growth boom may tap defunct Colorado mountain gold mines — to get more water for people 19.1.2018 Denver Post: All Political News
The hunt for more water to sustain the Colorado Front Range development boom has driven metro Denver suppliers to try to tap a new source: defunct mountain gold mines.
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Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests 14.1.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call.
Colorado says mine can continue polluting creek above a Denver drinking water reservoir 12.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have granted Climax Molybdenum a third extension of a “temporary” lifting of the state's health limit for molybdenum pollution of a creek, allowing continued elevated discharges above Denver’s drinking water supplies.
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“Raw water” is the latest health craze. Here’s why drinking it may be a bad idea. 4.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Hold your canteen under a natural spring and you'll come away with crystal clear water, potentially brimming with beneficial bacteria as well as minerals from the earth.
Otter spotted eating trout at Colorado toxic mine site raises hope for new kind of cleanup 17.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
An otter spotted chewing a fish at a toxic mine site along the Dolores River has raised hopes that new kind of clean up that harnesses nature is working.
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Vastu elements for right winter vibes at home 16.12.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Gold King Mine, surrounding sites among EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s list of Superfund priorities 9.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
The Gold King Mine and surrounding mining sites around the southwest Colorado town of Silverton are on a list of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's priorities for federal cleanup.
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It’s not only trees — wildfires imperil water too 6.12.2017 High Country News Most Recent
Sediment-choked watersheds and erosion could become more frequent as wildfire activity grows.
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Denver Water says molybdenum pollution could cost up to $600 million to remove from drinking water 30.11.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado health officials on Wednesday ignored state scientists and delayed for two years a decision on a mining giant's push to weaken statewide limits on molybdenum pollution of streams, including a creek flowing into Dillon Reservoir, Denver's drinking water supply.
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