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Scuttled mine clean-up bill will rise again in Congress

Scuttled mine clean-up bill will rise again in Congress

LEADVILLE — A long overdue environmental clean-up bill that would see industrially contaminated water evacuated from the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel was voted down last week in Congress, scotched in part by Colorado Democrats in a first reading that suspended...

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September 15, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Democrats scotch Lamborn’s Leadville Mine Tunnel bill

Democrats scotch Lamborn’s Leadville Mine Tunnel bill

LEADVILLE-- Citizens here will continue to wait for the federal government to take responsibility for a mine drainage tunnel running through town and brimming with contaminated water.

A U.S. House bill ordering the Bureau of Reclamation to pump and clean...

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September 11, 2009 Center Well, 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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