Tag Archives: uranium

Wiretap: Terror returns to New York, this time in a pickup truck

Terror returns to New York City,  but this time in a rented pickup truck. The driver brought terror to Lower Manhattan, ramming his pickup into a […]...

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November 1, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Statetap: Future of Colorado teen contraceptive program uncertain

Officials say they'll need $5 million to keep the program going and, although everyone agrees the decline in unwanted pregnancy and abortion is a good thing, the new Republican-controlled state Senate may be reluctant to fund contraception....

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December 2, 2014 The Mix

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

Wiretap: Mental health intervention versus gun control

"The sobering fact is that there is little we can do to predict or change human behavior, particularly violence; it is a lot easier to control its expression, and to limit deadly means of self-expression."...

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May 28, 2014 Education, Health, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Special regulation for weed edibles, but not for experimental uranium mining

Notes from the penultimate day of the 2014 legislative session ...

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May 6, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Politics

House creates special weed bank, promises more transparency on highway projects

House approves credit unions for weed shops The House gave final approval to HB 1398 today, a measure which allows licensed weed retailers to form […]...

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May 5, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Politics, Uncategorized

Regulating a radioactive milkshake

The politics behind a bill designed to ensure cleanup and prevent new contamination from uranium mining and milling. ...

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May 5, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Amazon tax and back to the future cars

notes from the last few days of the 2014 legislative session. ...

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April 29, 2014 Capitol Notebook, Uncategorized

Spill at Cotter Mill lets loose up to 9,000 gallons of toxic water

No health department personnel have inspected the spill site, as yet, and no formal report has yet been filed. Cotter said it will let the contaminated ground dry before excavating and repairing the pipe....

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November 7, 2013 Environment/Energy, Health, The Mix
Nuclear Regulatory Commission claims Colorado botched licensing of uranium mill

Nuclear Regulatory Commission claims Colorado botched licensing of uranium mill

Colorado officials failed to allow the public to properly vet a proposed uranium mill they licensed last year, U.S. regulators declared last week in a letter to an environmental group suing the state....

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March 15, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, 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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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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