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Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Colorado likely to snag more than $61 million for Volkswagen’s misdeeds

The Volkswagen, once associated with immaculate engineering and folksy buses full of Beatles fans, is about to reach a thud in its fall from grace. […]...

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October 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, 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

Colorado’s the least obese, most active, eighth healthiest state

Gov. John Hickenlooper attributes Colorado’s status as the least obese and most active state to Coloradans’ love of the outdoors.   Colorado ranks as the […]...

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December 10, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Will GOP strike down a birth-control program that reduces abortions?

Colorado lawmakers are looking at introducing legislation to fund a tested and proven program to reduce unwanted teen pregnancy in Colorado that Republican lawmakers tanked […]...

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November 12, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Flooding at Cotter Superfund site spurs renewed criticism of lagging cleanup

When rainstorms sent a surge of muddy debris down Sand Creek late this summer, people living near the defunct Cotter Uranium Mill were thinking, “Here we go again!”...

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September 30, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth
Nuclear Regulatory Commission claims Colorado botched licensing of uranium mill

Nuclear Regulatory Commission claims Colorado botched licensing of uranium mill

Colorado officials failed to allow the public to properly vet a proposed uranium mill they licensed last year, U.S. regulators declared last week in a letter to an environmental group suing the state....

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March 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories

Company that makes Predator Drones thwarted by wooden pallets over toxic pond

Rather than seek an appropriate technological solution, managers of a decommissioned uranium processing mill near Cañon City want the state to let them stop testing a radioactive holding pond because wooden pallets used to cross the pond are sinking into...

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August 10, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Denver district judge allows uranium mill lawsuit to move ahead

Denver district judge allows uranium mill lawsuit to move ahead

A Denver district judge this week rejected motions by the state of Colorado and a Canadian uranium mining company to throw out a lawsuit challenging the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County. Denver District Judge Brian Whitney sided...

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May 27, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Lawsuit alleges state violated its own laws in approving Piñon Ridge uranium mill permit

A Telluride-based environmental group claims state regulators violated various state and federal laws last month when they issued a radioactive materials license to the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill on Colorado’s Western Slope. In a legal challenge filed in...

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February 9, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories
Uranium mill opponents weighing options in wake of state approval

Uranium mill opponents weighing options in wake of state approval

Conservation groups opposed to the planned Piñon Ridge Mill in far western Colorado expressed “extreme disappointment” with Wednesday’s state approval of a radioactive materials license for what would be the first new uranium processing facility in the United States in...

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January 6, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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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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