Monthly Archives: April 2016

The future of Colorado coal towns

Craig and other Colorado coal towns have made a good living during the last 35 years. But as for their futures, that’s a bit murkier. Continue reading

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Why Carbondale’s carbon tax failed

Why voters left the C02 in Carbondale by Allen Best It wasn’t even close. Voters in Carbondale, one of the most progressive towns in Colorado said no, absolutely not, to a proposed carbon tax. The vote on April 5 was … Continue reading

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Vail takes aim at pollution in Gore Creek

Vail’s Gore Creek looks pristine, but bug counters tell a different story  by Allen Best Gore Creek originates in splishes and splashes among tussocks of grass in the eponymously named range of 13,000-foot peaks in north-central Colorado. There, the water … Continue reading

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Denver’s aquifers city’s next reservoir?

Denver continues to explore its subterranean aquifers to see if they can be used for storage as Colorado’s largest municipal water provide faces the uncertainties posed by climate change and population growth.
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