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April 3, 2014--Colorado close to ban on water-wasting plumbing (Denver Post)

Inefficient faucets, toilets and showerheads moved closer to becoming illegal in Colorado Thursday when the state House gave preliminary approval to the proposal to phase out low-efficiency fixtures. The measure would prohibit the sale of water-wasting plumbing fixtures by 2016. The measure passed after a lively debate full of potty humor.


Amendments 60 & 61 and Proposition 101

Quite the controversy is brewing over upcoming November Amendments 60 and 61, as well as proposition 101. According to the Bell Policy Institute and the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute website (www.

New Mining Rules

Colorado mining regulators set new rules in August aimed at protecting groundwater against damage from uranium mining. The rules, approved by the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board, require companies to test groundwater at mining sites before prospecting. Regulators can use test data to ensure companies don't leave groundwater degraded.

Law Retires

Dan Law, executive director of the Colorado Water Resources and Power Development Authority, retired at the end of January. The Authority finances municipal water and wastewater infrastructure for governmental agencies around Colorado. Dan worked for the


Annual Colorado Water Congress Water Law Seminar (Denver, CO)

10/01/2007 8:00 am
10/02/2007 5:00 pm

For more information and/or to register visit the Colorado Water Congress website.


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May 29, 2007--Montana court acknowledges water linkage (High Country News)

An April decision by Montana’s Supreme Court legally established something that the scientific community has long agreed upon: that groundwater is connected to surface water.


June 7, 2007--Western Slope lawmakers spearhead conservation reform (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

Western Slope lawmakers helped spearhead 'the most pro-conservation legislation session in our state's history." The "2007 Conservation Scorecard," which tracks House and Senate votes on environmental, energy, water and wildlife reforms, shows that more than half of the region's 11 lawmakers were strong supporters of conservation values throughout the legislative session...Lawmakers


June 2, 2007--A decade of water decisions (Cortez Journal)

The Colorado Foundation for Water Education's Headwaters Magazine are the basis for this article. The foundation of Colorado's water rights system is that the state's waters are a public resource that evolves with changing customs and values of the people.


Climate Change Law (Denver, CO)

09/24/2007 9:00 am
09/25/2007 4:30 pm

Hear the latest information from experienced leaders on what western states are planning and implementing as part of their climate change policies. Sponsored by CLE. For more information and/or to register call 800-873-7130 or visit cle.com.


The Future of Natural Resources Law and Policy--Boulder, CO

06/06/2007 8:30 am
06/07/2007 12:30 pm

The Natural Resources Law Center 25th Anniversary Conference and Natural Resources Law Teachers 14th Biennial Institute will be conducting a conference entitled The Future of Natural Resources Law and Policy. For more information and/or to register.


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