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How Congress made micro-hydro easier for mountain towns

The Colorado town of Grand Lake has installed a micro-hydro system on water flowing into its treatment plant, a process Congress several years ago made easier. Continue reading

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Ski area water rights on forest lands

In late December, the U.S. Forest Service announced a compromise with the ski industry in their feud over water rights. Both sides gave ground, but just as interesting was who didn’t get deeply involved. Continue reading

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