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Tag Archives: Rocky Flats

Groups file legal action to halt looming construction at Rocky Flats

Denver community and environmental groups today took legal action to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a visitor center at Rocky […]...

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May 31, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Environmental concerns over Rocky Flats refuge prompt federal lawsuit

Colorado environmental, human rights and social justice groups are suing a federal agency to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a […]...

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May 22, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Revisiting Rocky Flats: Joseph Daniel brings his 1979 protest dispatch back into service

Hundreds of people in bandanas, bell bottoms and boxy Buicks came to the Colorado scrubland in the shadow of the Flat Iron mountains between Golden and Boulder to sit on a small stretch of train tracks at Rocky Flats. ...

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January 3, 2014 Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Toxic Suburbia: Fantastic Rocky Flats vistas, plutonium breezes

There’s a Spielberg-like quality to the Candelas subdivision rising in the foothills here....

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January 3, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth
Green groups sue feds over proposed Rocky Flats land swap to build Jefferson Parkway

Green groups sue feds over proposed Rocky Flats land swap to build Jefferson Parkway

Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit in a Denver federal court Tuesday to try to stop a proposal to turn the eastern edge of the […]...

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February 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Top Stories

Invasive weeds raise nuclear concerns at Rocky Flats

Invasive weeds at a former nuclear trigger factory at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge raise the specter of nuclear contaminants spreading to surface water, a report from the Interior Department states. But there isn't enough money to eradicate the weeds,...

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August 4, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy
Colorado Dems ask Obama to help move nuke worker compensation bill

Colorado Dems ask Obama to help move nuke worker compensation bill

Colorado legislators headed by Sen. Mark Udall asked the federal government Friday to help former nuclear weapons workers made ill by exposure to radiation by […]...

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July 5, 2010 Blog, Politics
Fed Doctor: Sick nuclear workers unfairly denied compensation

Fed Doctor: Sick nuclear workers unfairly denied compensation

Carla McCabe spent a decade building nuclear bombs at the sprawling Rocky Flats complex near Denver. When she developed a brain tumor and asked for help, federal officials told her that none of the toxic substances used at the top-secret...

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August 1, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
New hope for Cold War-era bomb-makers

New hope for Cold War-era bomb-makers

The nuclear bombs Charlie Wolf built helped win the Cold War. But his toughest battles came afterward, when he applied to a troubled federal compensation program intended for those whose top-secret work made them sick. Wolf wound up battling a...

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March 31, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Spurned Again by Bureaucrats, Flats’ Workers Look to Congress

Spurned Again by Bureaucrats, Flats’ Workers Look to Congress

The conversation took place earlier this week between Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt. The discussion may […]...

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The Home Front: Trump administration would allow drilling in Colorado ‘next to some of the nation’s most pristine wilderness and headwaters’

“From a small plane circling over secluded grassy meadows and Sangre de Cristo Mountain spires, politicians and conservationists on Friday will see the stakes as […]

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