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Tag Archives: energy production

Salazar gets paddle for ‘navigating consensus over controversy’ on Colorado River

For those who say the American Southwest is up a creek without a paddle in terms of the future water supplies in the Colorado River Basin, they can take comfort in the fact that at least Interior Secretary Ken...

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June 30, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Dwindling of Colorado River linked to climate change, energy production

Hard to imagine in a year when snowpack up until recently has been more than 200 percent of normal in the Colorado River Basin and its major tributaries on the state’s Western Slope, but the long-term prognosis for the river...

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June 9, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Salazar, Obama administration reportedly back off on Wild Lands Order

Salazar, Obama administration reportedly back off on Wild Lands Order

A victim of the ongoing federal budget battle, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is backing off of last December’s Wild Lands Order, which would have compelled the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to make millions of acres of federal...

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June 1, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Report: Colorado facing severe water shortages by 2050

Report: Colorado facing severe water shortages by 2050

Population growth on Colorado’s Front Range and Western Slope, coupled with rising demand for energy production, will have the state in dire need of more water by the year 2050, according to a new report by the Statewide Water Supply...

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January 24, 2011 Top Stories
River stories float past environmental threat posed by energy production

River stories float past environmental threat posed by energy production

A pair of articles on the future of two very different Colorado rivers this week in the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel and the Denver Post […]...

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May 26, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Marijuana, Politics

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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An evening with Mike Keefe, cartoonist

Mark your calendars for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 7 to 11 p.m.

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