July 6, 2009--States digging deep to monitor water (Denver Post)

State and federal agencies have been watching, or monitoring, lakes and rivers for more than a century, but less attention has gone to vast amounts of water in cracks and rock fissures deep underground, le

July 1, 2009--Two Coloradoans take posts with USDA (Denver Post)

State Sen. Jim Isgar has been appointed Colorado's rural development director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Also Tuesday, Trudy Kareus, a member of former Sen.

July 1, 2009--With something for everyone, Climate Bill passed (NY Times)

As the most ambitious energy and climate-change legislation ever introduced in Congress made its way to a floor vote last Friday, it grew fat with compromises, carve-outs, concessions and out-and-out gifts

June 29, 2009--Corps weighs impacts on Poudre River (Fort Collins Coloradoan)

Plans to build and operate a 60-inch water pipeline from Bellvue to Greeley are being affected by other projects that would draw water from the Poudre River, including the controversial Glade Reservoir.

June 29, 2009--Salazar assigns deputy as Calif. water czar (Denver Post)

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Sunday announced several steps he hoped would ease the toll of the state's water shortage on farmers, and said he would assign a top deputy to help find solutions.

June 28, 2009--Battle over water heats up in San Joaquin Valley (Denver Post)

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is coming here to ground zero in the state's fight over dwindling water resources Sunday as agriculture and environmental interests have become increasingly polarized.

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