Archive - Mar 2009


March 30th

March 28, 2009--County moves waste facility ahead (Cortez Journal)

More than 150 farmers, ranchers, oil and gas operators and residents packed into the county annex building Thursday night as Montezuma County planning commissioners unanimously approved two motions for an

March 28, 2009--Residents are fearing gassed up well water (Greeley Tribune)

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission on Friday failed to calm angered residents who complained they were never informed that their well water might be tainted with natural gas.

March 29th

March 27, 2009--New water district seeks funding ideas (Durango Herald)

Members of the board of the La Plata-Archuleta Water District  looked to see if residents were willing to pay for rural water needs in the face of countywide growth Thursday night at a public meeting

March 27, 2009--Vail Valley trout decline stumps experts (Vail Daily)

The brown trout population in the Avon section of the Vail Valley's Eagle River has decreased between 20 percent and 30 percent the last four years and nobody is sure why.

March 27, 2009--Rainwater collection bill clears House (Pueblo Chieftain)

Rural residents of the state could use a limited amount of water collected from their rooftops under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Thursday.

March 27, 2009--Water officials investigating discovery of dump (L.A. Times)

Water-quality officials began collecting data today about the recent unearthing of a former city dump near the Los Cerritos Wetlands.

March 26, 2009--Jackson Gulch bill passes (Cortez Journal)

The road to recovery for the Jackson Gulch canal system in Mancos has recently taken a major leap forward in Washington. The Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation Act was part of an overall bill the U.S.