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Tag Archives: NEPA

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
Controversial hydropower bill passes House

Controversial hydropower bill passes House

The House approved U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton's bill to streamline small hydropower development processes for canals and ditches on Wednesday....

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March 7, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
McKinley goes to Vegas to fight military flyovers

McKinley goes to Vegas to fight military flyovers

As part of the required National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, officials from the U.S. Air Force and Clovis’s Cannon Air Force Base held another public hearing last night in Las Vegas about its plans for low-altitude tactical navigation (LATN)...

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October 19, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Tipton says jobs will flow from bill streamlining small hydro

A hydropower bill that U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton introduced this month is intended to create clean energy jobs, but the director of the state chapter of American Rivers says the legislation badly misses the mark....

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September 23, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Groups call on BLM chief to suspend drilling permit practice skirting NEPA

Groups call on BLM chief to suspend drilling permit practice skirting NEPA

A coalition of environmental groups is demanding the U.S. Bureau of Land Management immediately suspend use of so-called “390 categorical exclusions” for permitting oil and […]...

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October 6, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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