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Tag Archives: Drought

Cry me a barrel: Senate drowns rainwater-collection bill

Collecting rainwater runoff from roofs, to water plants, is illegal, and the Senate just voted to keep it that way. Talk about some good old […]...

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May 6, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics

It all ends in a Nevada mud puddle: Lake Mead, the Colorado River and drought

In case you missed it: The terrifying evaporating mud puddle that was once Lake Mead outside of Las Vegas is a flashing warning sign –  […]...

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April 30, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Water deal aims to keep city faucets flowing

  FRISCO — An $11 million dollar water deal announced last week could help keep faucets and sprinklers flowing in big western cities in the […]...

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August 6, 2014 Environment/Energy, The Mix

Amazon tax and back to the future cars

notes from the last few days of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 29, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Uncategorized
Hickenlooper lifts burn ban as milder weather cools off wildfire-ravaged Colorado

Hickenlooper lifts burn ban as milder weather cools off wildfire-ravaged Colorado

Gov. John Hickenlooper lifted a statewide fire ban Sunday, saying recent rainfall and milder weather have brought relief to all 64 Colorado counties but he noted local fire restrictions may still be in effect....

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July 9, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Republicans blowing up military’s plans for alternative energy; Democrats fighting back

Republicans blowing up military’s plans for alternative energy; Democrats fighting back

The fight over America's energy policy has a new battleground: the Department of Defense budget....

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May 22, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Snowless ski race helps connect dots between climate change, real problems

Snowless ski race helps connect dots between climate change, real problems

Gnarly terrain greeted a group of climate change activists in Aspen over the weekend. ...

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May 7, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Small, aging fleet of air tankers worries Colorado senator in wake of early wildfires

Small, aging fleet of air tankers worries Colorado senator in wake of early wildfires

After an early start to Colorado's wildfire season, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall is concerned that the Forest Service's small, aging air tanker fleet isn't capable of keeping civilians safe in a timely manner....

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April 13, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories
Report: Colorado not prepared for climate change

Report: Colorado not prepared for climate change

A shrinking ski season and impaired agriculture industry may be in Colorado's future, but a new report warns the state's preparations for climate change are disjointed and not nearly stringent enough....

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April 9, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories
Colorado’s snow-starved winter raises specter of worst wildfire season in 10 years

Colorado’s snow-starved winter raises specter of worst wildfire season in 10 years

The prescribed burn that roared out of control, claiming the lives of three nearby residents and scaring hundreds of others is just the beginning of what could be a frighteningly long fire season in Colorado....

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April 4, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories

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Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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Reader’s View: Two tragedies in Aurora

The Aurora theater shooting trial has been going on for almost a month now and as testimony continues, it is apparent that the shooter’s crimes […]

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