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Tag Archives: Globeville

Grassroots lawsuit aims to halt $1.2 billion highway expansion in Denver’s poorest neighborhoods

Residents and activists from some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods sued the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), claiming projects it approved will be harmful to their environment, health, […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Health, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Five follow-up questions on the I-70 project through Elyria-Swansea

At a tumultuous meeting last month in north Denver’s Swansea neighborhood, an angry crowd shouted down the Colorado Department of Transportation’s executive director as he […]...

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March 14, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70 through […]...

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November 16, 2016 Griego, Health, Just In, The Mix

Highway injustice in Denver’s Latino neighborhoods

This story originally appeared on High Country News.  Armando Payán’s family moved from California to northeast Denver in 1963, when his dad took a job in […]...

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December 30, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

The parable of gentrification

Marta Gonzales sits in what was the dining room of her former house at 1020 9th Street, Denver. She remembers what life was like when […]...

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November 4, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

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The Home Front: Sheriffs’ office shakeup in Denver

“A reorganization in the top ranks of the Denver Sheriff Department has stripped the sheriff of his budget staff and elevated a former sheriff who […]

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