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Colorado awash in water controversy as activists rally to oppose projects, back EPA

Water activists around the region – from Southwest Colorado to Southwest Wyoming to downtown Denver – continued to apply pressure on regulators this week on a variety of critical issues such as opposing the proposed Flaming Gorge Pipeline, backing the...

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July 27, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

As bid to overturn Salazar’s Grand Canyon uranium ban moves ahead, opponents step up

After an Arizona Republican this week successfully attached a mining rider to a spending bill that would torpedo Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s ban on new uranium mining claims within 1 million acres of the Grand Canyon, Arizona business, sportsmen and...

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July 14, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
Obama to ban sport fishing right after seizing all hand guns

Obama to ban sport fishing right after seizing all hand guns

No one is saying the alleged Obama “plot on fishing” was part of an RNC fundraising campaign, but the off-base rumor-bomb has certainly caught fire […]...

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March 10, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Curry to float bill aimed at ending rafter-landowner rights disputes

Curry to float bill aimed at ending rafter-landowner rights disputes

The stories have reached almost rural-myth status in Colorado’s high country: rocks being thrown at paddlers, wires strung across rivers at head height, even occasional shots fired. The problem? Some private landowners really don’t like it when rafters or kayakers...

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January 8, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Can outdoor recreation and energy sector coexist on Colorado’s Western Slope?

Can outdoor recreation and energy sector coexist on Colorado’s Western Slope?

The oil-and-gas debate on Colorado’s Western Slope is as rife with contradictions as the ridgelines and valleys of Garfield County are with drilling rigs. Hunters in pickup trucks you’d expect to see plastered with “Drill here, drill now” bumper stickers instead...

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October 29, 2008 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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