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Tag Archives: Air Quality

Phone survey results on gas drilling fly in face of Maes, Tancredo

Phone survey results on gas drilling fly in face of Maes, Tancredo

Poll after poll, survey after survey, Coloradans continue to say they have serious reservations about the “drill, baby, drill” method of economic recovery. But still, Republicans and former Republicans on third-party tickets continue to run on regulation-roll-back platforms....

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October 18, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Garfield County officials see value in Battlement Mesa health study

Garfield County officials see value in Battlement Mesa health study

Garfield County public health officials believe a relatively untested type of health impact study could be a valuable tool in assessing the risks of natural gas drilling in the heart of the Battlement Mesa retirement community on Colorado’s Western Slope....

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November 18, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Something suspect in the air: oil and gas air quality concerns in GarCo

Something suspect in the air: oil and gas air quality concerns in GarCo

In light of new evidence natural-gas drilling may be introducing elevated levels of the carcinogen benzene into the air around the Western Slope towns of […]...

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September 24, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Mesa Verde among national parks threatened by EPA air-pollution rule change

Mesa Verde among national parks threatened by EPA air-pollution rule change

Great Smoky Mountain National Park and the mountain range it protects were named for the natural fog that often enshrouds its peaks on the North Carolina-Tennessee border. But in recent years the nation’s most visited national park is called “Great...

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November 22, 2008 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Western Slope Round-Up: Don’t Drink, Breathe, Live or Be a Mountain Here

Western Slope Round-Up: Don’t Drink, Breathe, Live or Be a Mountain Here

Colorado Confidential perused recent newspaper headlines across the Western Slope to give you a glimpse of current issues. Water, air quality, growth impacts…it’s definitely a […]...

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May 8, 2007 Uncategorized
Air Quality Clouds Western Skies and Health

Air Quality Clouds Western Skies and Health

Air quality on the Western Slope is deteriorating. Resort areas nestled in deep valleys such as Aspen and Vail have been battling vehicular smog for […]...

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November 27, 2006 Environment/Energy
Big City Smog Smothers Mesa County

Big City Smog Smothers Mesa County

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) confirmed what most Mesa County residents already knew: Grand Junction has smog. It’s not a little problem. In fact, Mesa […]...

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July 26, 2006 Uncategorized

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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