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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 protections — not strengthen them.
Opponents of proposed dams and reservoirs on the Poudre River along Colorado’s northern Front Range on Monday celebrated more federal permitting delays for the Northern Integrated Supply Project (NISP), Halligan and Seaman water projects. But U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, a Republican who represents the area in Congress, continues to rally business interests.
The common shiner, a species of minnow, once called the Poudre River home. It has moved away. Averaging between 2 and 4 inches long, the...
It would be a water storage project of monster proportions, bigger than anything seen in Northern Colorado in decades. Some are calling the $405 million...