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April 14th

April 9, 2009--Roaring Fork near Aspen to see restoration (Aspen Times)

A half-mile stretch of the Roaring Fork River 2 miles east of Aspen is slated for restoration work later this year, according to an announcement by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.


April 9, 2009--EPA awards $197 million in Recovery Act Funds to clean up underground storage tank leaks, creating jobs, protecting land and water (Environmental News Network)

In an effort to protect people where they live, work, and play, EPA announced the distribution of $197 million appropriated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to assess and clean up underground storage tank petroleum leaks.


April 8, 2009--20 sections on shortlist for river designation (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Three stretches of the Colorado River are among 20 river and stream segments in the Grand Junction area the Bureau of Land Management has determined are eligible for the federal Wild and Scenic River designation. The action clears the way to study their suitability for the designation.


April 7, 2009--Alamosa looks at river projects (Pueblo Chieftain)

The city is looking at two conservation proposals that could bring money to its coffers and a better functioning Rio Grande as the river runs through the 1,300-acre, city-owned ranch north of town.


April 7, 2009--Calif. river system is nation's most endangered (Denver Post)

California's two longest rivers have been named the country's most endangered waterways because of outdated water management and poor flood planning, according to an environmental advocacy group.


April 7, 2009--Report says use of water, energy linked (Denver Post)

A joint report from the University of Texas and an environmental group urges state planners to conserve both water and energy. The report released Monday claims that improving water conservation will cut power demand and that upgrades in energy efficiency will decrease water needs, allowing Texas to utilize "finite supplies of both" and cut consumers' costs.


April 7, 2009--Report says use of water, energy linked (Denver Post)

A joint report from the University of Texas and an environmental group urges state planners to conserve both water and energy. The report released Monday claims that improving water conservation will cut power demand and that upgrades in energy efficiency will decrease water needs, allowing Texas to utilize "finite supplies of both" and cut consumers' costs.


April 7, 2009--Report says use of water, energy linked (Denver Post)

A joint report from the University of Texas and an environmental group urges state planners to conserve both water and energy. The report released Monday claims that improving water conservation will cut power demand and that upgrades in energy efficiency will decrease water needs, allowing Texas to utilize "finite supplies of both" and cut consumers' costs.


April 7, 2009--Report says use of water, energy linked (Denver Post)

A joint report from the University of Texas and an environmental group urges state planners to conserve both water and energy. The report released Monday claims that improving water conservation will cut power demand and that upgrades in energy efficiency will decrease water needs, allowing Texas to utilize "finite supplies of both" and cut consumers' costs.