Infrastructure

January 27, 2015--Colorado projects get $151M in grants from energy taxes in 2-1/2 years (Denver Business Journal)

Severance taxes and royalty money paid by energy and mining companies for Colorado's coal, oil and natural gas resources has resulted in $150.6 million in grants awarded to 549 projects statewide since July 2012, Gov.


March 6, 2014--New government report warns of 'cascading system failures' caused by climate change (Huff Post)

From roads and bridges to power plants and gas pipelines, American infrastructure is vulnerable to the effects of climate change, according to a pair of government reports released Thursday. he reports are technical documents supporting the National Climate Assessment, a major review compiled by 13 government agencies that the U.S.


October 16, 2013--Colorado flood response declared a top priority for state lawmakers (Denver Post)

Nearly a month in steps are being taken on the long road to Colorado’s recovery from September’s floods that tore through roads, towns, homes and lives. In response, the Colorado legislature announced a 12-member bipartisan Flood Disaster Study Committee Wednesday. Senate Democrats appointed Sen. Jeanne Nicholson of Gilpin County, Sen. John Kefalas of Fort Collins and Sen.


May 2, 2013--The real infrastructure challenge in America (Denver Post)

America’s public infrastructure — our roads, bridges, airports, seaports, waterways, and even our sidewalks — is a mess. You can see it for yourself every day. But it’s not just a nuisance, it’s also bad for our economy.


February 20, 2013--Obama fleshes out plans for infrastructure projects (New York Times)

The White House on Wednesday fleshed out the plans President Obama announced in the State of the Union address to repair the nation’s ailing infrastructure. The draft sounds three major themes that Mr.


January 16, 2013--Reports foresee trillion-dollar spending gap for U.S. infrastructure (Washington Post)

This week’s bold warning on infrastructure comes weighted with the sort of price tag that seems abstract to many taxpayers in a nation where a financial bailout costs $500 billion, a war is $113 billion a year, the annual deficit runs to $1 trillion and recent spending cuts amount to $110 billion.

July 23, 2009--San Francisco Baykeeper wins sewage spill prevention settlements (Environmental News Service)

Sewage spills that have contributed to water pollution in San Francisco Bay will be reduced under two settlements reached last week between the nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper and the Town of Hillsboroug

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