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.

June 27, 2009--County OK with Bass in river (Aspen Daily News)

Texas billionaire Ed Bass persuaded four out of five Pitkin County commissioners this week to approve his plan of using a trackhoe to reshape the Roaring Fork River channel where it runs along his property

June 26, 2009--Users fees coming at Vallecito Reservoir (Pine River Times)

User fees are in the works at Vallecito for things like vehicle and boat trailer parking as part of Pine River Irrigation District’s new contract to manage recreation for the Bureau of Reclamation on the l

June 26, 2009--Water storage a threat to MCQWD (Fort Morgan Times)

A source water protection team has identified water, ironically, as a potential contaminant of the Morgan County Quality Water District well fields.

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