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Tag Archives: Drought

Homebrew: Windfarm wars in El Paso County

Windy case NextEra Energy Resources and El Paso County both tried to stop a lawsuit from irate property owners trying to dismantle The Golden West Wind […]...

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July 22, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Homebrew: Cherry Creek School District beefs up security after controversy takes unsavory turn

Food fight Della Curry was kitchen manager at Dakota Valley Elementary School until getting the boot in late May. She says she was fired for giving […]...

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June 22, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Can more plumbing save Colorado’s water?

When Colorado’s tourism marketing gurus wanted to show the world what the state is all about, they used television spots evoking the powerful call of wild […]...

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May 28, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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

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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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