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Tag Archives: good samaritan

Homebrew: Colorado Springs Halloween shooter identified

Shooter ID’d The family of 33-year-old Noah Harpham has identified him as the gunman in the Colorado Springs Halloween shooting that left four, including Harpham, dead. “Our […]...

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November 2, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap
Video: How not to clean up Colorado’s leaking mines

Video: How not to clean up Colorado’s leaking mines

If you want a good explanation of why it makes no sense to require every draining mine in Colorado to have a treatment plant at […]...

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December 10, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Katie Redding and David Sirota talk insurance industry discrimination and clean water

Katie Redding and David Sirota talk insurance industry discrimination and clean water

Colorado Independent writer Katie Redding joined Progressive Talk 760 AM host David Sirota this morning to discuss her recent reporting on insurance industry gender discrimination […]...

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November 30, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Water cleanup bill in delicate dance with mining law reform

Water cleanup bill in delicate dance with mining law reform

Just outside of Central City in Colorado's Gilpin County, the historic Perigo gold mine drains metal-laden water at an average of 70 gallons per minute into a small perennial stream known as Gamble Gulch. Below the mine for six...

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November 30, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Udall co-sponsoring bill to at last reform 1872 mining law

Udall co-sponsoring bill to at last reform 1872 mining law

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has taken a careful look at mining reform proposals and has announced that he is co-sponsoring the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation […]...

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November 25, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Environment/Energy, Politics
Udall’s Good Samaritan water-cleanup bill drawing support

Udall’s Good Samaritan water-cleanup bill drawing support

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's new streamlined Good Samaritan legislation, designed to encourage volunteer water cleanup projects, may yet become law. It is the 11th piece of Good Samaritan legislation to be introduced in Congress in the last 15...

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November 23, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Udall introduces new ‘Good Samaritan’ water clean-up legislation

Udall introduces new ‘Good Samaritan’ water clean-up legislation

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall announced Wednesday that he introduced "Good Samaritan" legislation that would provide legal protection for non-profit and other groups who would cleanup water contamination issuing from abandoned mines across Colorado....

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October 15, 2009 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories

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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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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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