Tag Archives: EPA

Swiping after the EPA Animas spill

It was easy to blame the EPA for causing the pollution that turned the Animas River in southwestern Colorado psychedelic. But context matters entirely in this case. And more broadly, the EPA has plenty of successes to its credit. Continue reading

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Farmers Union blesses EPA Clean Water Act definitions

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union articulates why it thinks that proposed revisions to the Clear Water Act definitions will be a good thing for farmers—and everybody else. Of course, not everybody agrees, especially Republicans. Continue reading

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A Colorado coal town and EPA jitters

About 40 years ago, the town of Craig, located in northwestern Colorado, hitched its wagon to coal. Now, it’s jittery about exactly what that might mean. Continue reading

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