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State and Federal Officials Clash on Reopening of Animas River

EPA-300Colorado and federal officials are at odds over whether it’s safe to reopen the Animas River to recreation after the EPA spilled 3 million gallons of toxic mine water into it, while working at the Gold King Mine. The bright orange color is gone, and officials say tests show the concentration of metals in the water – including arsenic and lead – Continue reading

U.S. Governors and Foreign Representatives to Meet in Colorado this Year

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Colorado Springs will host a first-of-its-kind gathering of the governors of U.S. and Mexican states, as well as the premiers of Canadian provinces this October. The National Governors Association wrote in a press release that the summit is aimed at promoting cooperation among North American leaders in the spirit of economic Continue reading

Cap and Trade Expected to be Big Part of New EPA Rules

EPA-300Experts believe Cap and Trade will be a big part of the EPA’s new emissions rules when they are revealed next month.  Administration insiders say President Obama plans to force cap and trade, something Americans rejected just a few years ago, through EPA rules and regulations.  The Wall Street Journal says Continue reading