June 2, 2009--Montezuma County turns down disposal site for drilling waste (Denver Post)

Montezuma County's commissioners have turned down a proposal to build a disposal facility for oil-and-gas drilling waste adjacent to a national monument and irrigated farm fields.

June 2, 2009--Garfield County commissioners OK Barrett water storage facility south of Silt (Glenwood Springs Post Independent)

Barrett earned unanimous approval from county commissioners Monday to use 10 acres of its larger 297-acre industrial site to erect up to 64, 25-foot-tall storage tanks.

May 28, 2009--Red snow on mountains evidence of climate change (Telluride Watch)

Global climate change is real, and any chance we have to prevent it from wreaking irreversible chaos on the planet is quickly waning, author and environmentalist Bill McKibben told Mountainfilm attendees o

May 28, 2009--Colorado National Guard helps Fruita rebuild dam and meets its training need (Grand Junction Sentinel)

The project also will help Fruita preserve its rights to the water stored there and could one day pave the way for a park in the high country overlooking the Grand Valley, Fruita Mayor Ken Henry said.

May 27, 2009--Rain showers could save the city $240,000 (Colorado Springs Gazette)

The folks who take care of Colorado Springs' parks were glad it rained every day of Memorial Day weekend. Watering the city's 869 acres of grass costs $40,000 a night.

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