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Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

FRACTURED: Forced pooling is not mandatory swim practice

A slightly different version of this story first appeared in the Boulder Weekly.  When James Sines shopped for homes in 2007, he thought he knew how […]...

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December 1, 2016 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Q&A: Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer on the health impacts of fracking

Last month, The Greeley Tribune published a story with the headline “Weld County health incidents level with rest of state, despite more oil and gas […]...

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September 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Quit fining rural communities, say lawmakers to state

State agencies shouldn’t have free rein to charge exorbitant fines, especially to small communities that may not be able to pay them. That’s according to […]...

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April 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fetal tissue, clean air, rural schools dominate budget debate

The Joint Budget Committee approved a modified version of the House budget on Wednesday. The new draft tanked Senate Republican efforts to ban Colorado public universities […]...

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April 14, 2016 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Republicans risk 96 jobs to attack Colorado’s clean air plan

Republicans on Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee put clean air and almost 100 jobs at risk Tuesday when they launched a war against critical environmental funding.  The Republican half […]...

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March 25, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘Obamacare’ long war haunts bill on EPA carbon-emissions plan

DENVER — Obamacare was the unlikely elephant in the room Thursday during a state Energy Committee hearing about a new bill that would rework the […]...

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April 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Spill at Cotter Mill lets loose up to 9,000 gallons of toxic water

No health department personnel have inspected the spill site, as yet, and no formal report has yet been filed. Cotter said it will let the contaminated ground dry before excavating and repairing the pipe....

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November 7, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, The Mix
Colorado Defense Attorneys Suspect Cover- Up in Toxicology Lab Investigation

Colorado Defense Attorneys Suspect Cover- Up in Toxicology Lab Investigation

DENVER-- Colorado’s legal-defense community is raising questions about “what appears to be a cover-up” of systemic problems at the state lab that tests evidence in criminal cases....

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June 10, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Politics, Top Stories
EPA proposes new clean-up plan for Leadville

EPA proposes new clean-up plan for Leadville

LEADVILLE -- To outsiders, the amber hills of piled up mine waste, or tailings, that mark the countryside here are just part of the dramatic mountain scenery. But they're the subject of a new round in a long conflict between...

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August 4, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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