Tag Archives: contamination

Creek Reopened To Recreational Activity

Jones Hole Creek in Dinosaur National Monument has been reopened to recreational access. A septic line break forced the closure of the creek earlier this month, but there has been no noticeable contamination of the stream. Water samples that were tested in Continue reading

Tipton Sends 2nd Letter To EPA

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Following a letter sent last week requesting that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy disclose plans for the cleanup of the Animas River contamination, Representative Scott Tipton, yesterday, wrote again to the EPA Administrator, with 15 questions Continue reading

Environmental Clean-Up Continues After Last Month’s Tanker Crash

rabbit-ears-pass-signEnvironmental officials are still cleaning up after a tanker crash on Rabbit Ears Pass last month. The tanker rolled near the runaway truck ramp on the west side of Rabbit Ears Pass, spilling a load of liquid chemicals used in oil and gas Continue reading