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Tag Archives: water storage

A South Platte River water storage win at the Capitol

The first step to building a reservoir or dam to capture millions of gallons of water flowing down the South Platte River won unanimous approval […]...

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March 15, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Amazon tax and back to the future cars

notes from the last few days of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 29, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Uncategorized
Tipton, Gardner cite scant snowpack as reason to add reservoirs, remove regulations

Tipton, Gardner cite scant snowpack as reason to add reservoirs, remove regulations

Colorado's skimpy snowpack is setting off alarm bells for U.S. Reps. Cory Gardner and Scott Tipton. But not because they interpret the drought as a sign of human-caused climate change. The way they see it, Congress should slash environmental...

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February 13, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Tipton asks Congress to weaken water-storage regulations

Tipton asks Congress to weaken water-storage regulations

As part of a sustained effort to thin the federal government's powers to protect the environment, Third District Colorado Republican Congressman Scott Tipton is requesting a Capitol Hill hearing to examine water storage rules in the West....

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January 27, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Snow drought forces Colorado to face frightening new climate-change reality

Snow drought forces Colorado to face frightening new climate-change reality

Just a year after record snowfall throughout much of the Rocky Mountain West, the region is locked in a snow drought not seen since Jimmy Carter surrendered the White House to Ronald Reagan in the early 1980s. The record dry...

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January 9, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Udall calls for probe of Fourmile Canyon Fire response

Udall calls for probe of Fourmile Canyon Fire response

Colorado Sen. Mark Udall today fired off a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Gov. Bill Ritter requesting a formal study of Boulder’s […]...

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September 16, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Hidden Gems wilderness showdown pits snowmobilers against skiers

Hidden Gems wilderness showdown pits snowmobilers against skiers

So who spends more when they’re out recreating in the woods, Carhartt-clad “sled-necks” or Lycra-encased cross-country skiers? According to one study being used to back […]...

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June 15, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Activists battle proposed Cactus Hill water facility to be sited next to open-pit uranium mine

Activists battle proposed Cactus Hill water facility to be sited next to open-pit uranium mine

Two northern Colorado environmental groups are banding together to raise funds this Friday to fight water storage projects in the Poudre River drainage and in-situ […]...

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April 26, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics

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Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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Greene: Beth McCann, Colorado’s newest innocence denier

Beth McCann won her seat as Denver District Attorney on a promise to restore public confidence in an office notorious for defending law enforcement at […]

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