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Groups file legal action to halt looming construction at Rocky Flats

Denver community and environmental groups today took legal action to block the construction of hiking, biking and equestrian trails and a visitor center at...

Proposed Pueblo power plant debate spills over into third night

Not surprising in the midst of an ongoing nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, much of the heated opposition to a proposed reactor in Pueblo the last two nights has reportedly focused on safety and fallout in the event of a meltdown. The Pueblo Chieftain reported more than 500 people, most of them opponents, came out to a Pueblo County commissioners meeting Wednesday night to express their fears about possibly being home to Colorado’s first active nuclear reactor since Fort St. Vrain in Platteville, east of Longmont, was shut down in 1992 and later converted to a natural gas plant.