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Tag Archives: tailings piles

FOX News brings out the dirtball in all of us, Leadville discovers

FOX News brings out the dirtball in all of us, Leadville discovers

Leave it to FOX News to elicit even more stereotyping on a story already loaded with bias. Denver Post reporter Mike McPhee was discussing the […]...

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March 19, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Environment/Energy, Politics
EPA proposes new clean-up plan for Leadville

EPA proposes new clean-up plan for Leadville

LEADVILLE -- To outsiders, the amber hills of piled up mine waste, or tailings, that mark the countryside here are just part of the dramatic mountain scenery. But they're the subject of a new round in a long conflict between...

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August 4, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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Honoring a whistleblower

Please join us Thursday, December 11, for the presentation of The Colorado Independent’s first annual whistleblower award.

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Global warming takes bite out of Colorado ski season

Normally temperatures at resort elevations this time of year drop into the teens and 20s every night. This season, only a few light frosts have tinged the valleys, leaving the slopes bare and dry.

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