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Feds open door to more uranium mining in Southwest Colorado

  When you look at a map showing the density of abandoned uranium mines in the West, a slice of southwestern Colorado stands out like […]...

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June 9, 2014 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats
Uranium trains continue to criss-cross Utah as Moab project hits milestone

Uranium trains continue to criss-cross Utah as Moab project hits milestone

One of the rationales frequently trotted out in support of a proposed uranium mill in western Montrose County is that it won’t impact outdoor recreation […]...

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January 15, 2010 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
EPA proposes new clean-up plan for Leadville

EPA proposes new clean-up plan for Leadville

LEADVILLE -- To outsiders, the amber hills of piled up mine waste, or tailings, that mark the countryside here are just part of the dramatic mountain scenery. But they're the subject of a new round in a long conflict between...

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August 4, 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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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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