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#AnimasRiver: "...shift here from skepticism toward energetic stewardship" -- The Denver Post #GoldKingMine

From The Denver Post (Bruce Finley):

Animas River headwaters contamination exceeds state standards for cadmium, copper, lead and other toxic acid metals draining from inactive mines, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and Sunnyside Gold Corp.

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Colorado Water

The Goals of Combining Parks and Stormwater

The following is an excerpt from City Parks, Clean Water, a report by the Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence that examines the role of urban parks in managing stormwater. 781 more words

Planning

Full Stormwater Fee Credits to Remain in Place Another Year

During the April 21st meeting of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Storm Water Advisory Committee (SWAC), City and County staff announced they did not intend to advance their recent proposal to phase down stormwater fee credits for older commercial properties until at least FY 2018. 279 more words

MultiFamily Issues

Great Lakes Tree Planting Grant, Deadline June 21

The Forest Service announces that $3.7 million in new funds are available for tree planting in the Great Lakes basin. This funding will be competitively awarded to the best proposals received through the June 21st deadline at grants.gov. 273 more words

Grant

Fall River Hydroplant And Upper Fish Hatchery Reaches Stabilization Project -- Estes Park News

Stabilization Project – Before photo of Fall River. This photo was taken in 2015 prior to the project. Photo the Town of Estes Park.

Stabilization Project – After photo was taken in 2016 after completion of Phase I. 261 more words

Colorado Water

#Colorado Springs, three other cities one vote away from [improved] water-supply security -- The Colorado Springs Gazette

Here’s an in depth look at the new Southern Delivery System which is about to go online from Billie Stanton Anleu writing in The Colorado Springs Gazette. 763 more words

Colorado Water

Pueblo County’s stormwater control agreement with Colorado Springs fine-tuned -- The Pueblo Chieftain

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Chris Woodka):

The final agreement between Pueblo County and Colorado Springs on Fountain Creek is fine-tuned to reflect some of the concerns expressed earlier this week in public hearings.

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Colorado Water