July 27, 2009--Boom in hydropower pits fish against climate (L.A. Times)

The ability of the nation's aging hydroelectric dams to produce energy free of the curse of greenhouse gas emissions and Middle Eastern politics has suddenly made them financially attractive -- thanks

May 25, 2009--Dam releases to aid rare fish in Colorado River (Denver Post)

Six reservoirs along the upper Colorado River are releasing water through the Memorial Day weekend to help improve mating habitat for endangered fish. The releases from Granby, Ruedi, Windy Gap, Williams Wolford Mountain, Dillon and Green Mountain reservoirs are designed to replicate spring peak flows on the Colorado before the dams were built.

May 8, 2009--Black Canyon river flows swell after 36-year fight (Denver Post)

After one of the biggest water battles in Colorado history, extra water began flowing out of the Crystal Reservoir on Thursday to restore Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

February 25, 2009--Telski hopes to store more water from the San Miguel (Telluride Daily Planet)

In a bid to augment its ability to both store water and enhance snowmaking, the Telluride Ski and Golf Company, jointly with the Town of Mountain Village, filed a request to store more of the water it draw

January 7, 2009--Court formally adopts Gunnison River accord (Denver Post)

A state water court in Gunnison has formally adopted an agreement among state and federal officials, water users and conservation groups on rights to the Gunnison River. The agreement is to ensure there's enough water in the canyon to maintain wildlife and a healthy ecosystem while meeting other needs, including irrigation, recreation and hydroelectric power production.

December 10, 2008--Harness the energy of flowing water (Delta County Independent)

The Delta Conservation District is uniquely situated with regard to micro hydro opportunities.

September 23, 2008--Endangered fish habitat may be aided with changes to Aspinall flows (Montrose Daily Press)

Changes in the amount of water released from the Aspinall Unit could be altered to benefit endangered fish in the Gunnison River. The EIS will evaluate impacts on hydropower, flood control, recreational fisheries, reservoir levels, existing water uses and endangered species.

August 21, 2008--Black Canyon wins water right (Cortez Journal)

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison needs a good scrubbing. Ever since 1965, when the first of three dams blocked the Gunnison River upstream of the western Colorado national park, the 2,000-foot-deep canyon has missed the regular spring floods that are necessary for its ecological health.

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