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Environment/Energy:

The iffy fate of the Colorado River

On paper, the Colorado River is just fine. In reality, maybe not. It all has to do with the water levels in two reservoirs that […]...

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August 27, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Keefe: Smoke gets in the eyes of climate-change skeptics

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August 26, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Keefe, The Blogs, The Mix

Silverton and San Juan County seek quick-fix government funding

The Town of Silverton and San Juan County plan to ask the federal government for quick-fix, disaster-relief funding to help counteract the impacts of the […]...

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August 25, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Cynthia Coffman’s private-meeting invitation irks SW Colorado public officials

At the peak of the Animas River crisis, Cynthia Coffman reached out to the Durango City Council and La Plata County Commission and invited each […]...

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August 24, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Coal-fired debate over the federal coal program

Coal industry members, environmentalists and state and local officials all gathered in a Marriott hotel conference room in Golden on Tuesday to weigh in on […]...

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August 20, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Reader’s view: “We can’t trust the EPA”

Nancy Lofholm reported for The Colorado Independent about many southwestern Colorado residents’ frustrations with the Environmental Protection Agency after the Gold King mine spill into […]...

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August 17, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats

Reader’s view: Looking forward after the Gold King Mine spill

The recent disaster on the Animas River is news to no one at this point. Headlines across Colorado and national outlets have spread this recent […]...

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August 14, 2015 Blog, Environment/Energy, Just In, The Blogs, The Mix

Readers’ views: Should the EPA be blamed in the Animas River disaster?

When The Colorado Independent asked our readers if the Animas River spill should be blamed on the EPA in response to Nancy Lofholm’s story “Bad […]...

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August 12, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Keefe: Colorful Colorado got a splash of yellow in the Animas River

For more on the Animas River spill, see Nancy Lofholm’s “Bad Water: Locals blame Animas River disaster on the ‘Environmental Pollution Agency.’“...

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August 12, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Bad Water: Locals blame Animas River disaster on the “Environmental Pollution Agency”

The alarming French’s mustard color of southwest Colorado’s Animas River is now running somewhere between orange Kool-Aid and the yellowish hue of Mountain Dew. But […]...

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August 11, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

EVENTS

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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