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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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Silverton mill first under hydroelectric law

Small hydroelectric plant near Silverton is first in Colorado to seek licensing under new federal legislation signed in August 2013. Continue reading

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