Tag Archives: flaming gorge reservoir

FERC finds Flaming Gorge pipeline application deficient, raises jurisdictional questions

One version of a proposed 500-plus-mile water pipeline from southwestern Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range was dealt a blow by a federal regulatory agency that found the application deficient on Wednesday. ...

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October 6, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

State skewered for spending taxpayer money to study pricey, private water pipeline plans

Members of the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) today voted to spend an initial $72,000 to form a task force to study the feasibility of two separate proposals to pipe water out of the Green River in southwest Wyoming to...

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September 14, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Pricey Wyoming pipeline project ratchets up water worries along Colorado’s Front Range

It’s not exactly Perrier-pricey, but pretty damn close, according to opponents of the massive proposed Flaming Gorge pipeline project that would pump water out of the Green River in southwest Wyoming and suck it back over the Continental Divide to...

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September 8, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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

Colorado water: agriculture, people and ecosystems compete for a limited supply

According to speakers at a water forum last week, Colorado faces a difficult--if not a dismal--water future....

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April 4, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: Federal Bureau of Land Management wants to move its headquarters to a state out west

“Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and local officials are welcoming confirmation that came Thursday about the Interior Department’s plans to move the Bureau of Land […]

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