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Original Post ➡️ Unaweep Canyon, connecting Whitewater and Gateway southwest of Grand Junction, is famed for being the site of a geological and geographic oddity in that water in part of the canyon flows one way, and in the other part, the other way. It’s a canyon in which Colorado Highway 141 tops out at ...
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Original Post ➡️  Gov. Jared Polis, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Sen. Michael Bennet and Sen. John Hickenlooper speak at Camp Hale in Eagle County on Aug. 16, 2022. (Sara Wilson/Colorado Newsline) Multiple Colorado leaders penned a letter to President Joe Biden asking him to take action to protect lands legislators originally hoped to protect under ...
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Original Post ➡️ An aerial view of the Thompson Divide region south of Glenwood Springs.EcoFlight photo A delegation of elected officials led by U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., wants President Joe Biden to use his executive powers to enact portions of the proposed CORE Act, including protections for the Thompson Divide area near Glenwood Springs. ...
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Original Post ➡️ Sopris Sun correspondent Olivia Emmer interviewed KUNC’s Water and Environment Reporter covering the Colorado River basin, Alex Hager, about the Bureau of Reclamation’s recent demand to users of Colorado River water. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. Major water conservation will be necessary to prevent Lake Powell water levels ...
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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for Uranium Mill near Bears Ears. 

Original Post ➡️ Tim Peterson / EcoFlight The air was clear, warm, and slightly breezy at the Blanding airport in southeast Utah last month, as we waited for EcoFlight pilot Gary and communications technician Amanda to arrive at the airstrip. Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition staff and community members from nearby White Mesa and the Oljato Chapter of the Navajo ...
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An EcoFlight tour flies over some existing wind turbines July 21, 2021, during a Lava Ridge Wind proposal tour flight near Buhl.PAT SUTPHIN/TIMES-NEWS SHOSHONE — Two counties independently passed resolutions recently to not support the proposed construction of up to 400 wind turbines on 73,000 acres of public land in south-central Idaho. With the resolutions, ...
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Original Post ➡️ Editor: I just read the article about making the Crystal River a designated wild and scenic river (“Crystal River’s wild and scenic designation up in the air,” Aug. 17). I’m somewhat ashamed that I didn’t realize it was still in so much jeopardy of that not happening. I believed that we were much ...
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Crystal River’s wild and scenic designation up in the air

Original Post ➡️ Mt. Sopris towers over the Crystal River Valley and the Crystal River confluence with Avalanche Creek. A group is seeking protection of the upper river, including this stretch, with the wild and scenic designation. Molly Briggs/Aspen Daily News After wrapping around Mt. Sopris and buzzing past Redstone toward Marble, the full majesty of ...
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Original Post ➡️ Protecting the state’s water supply appears to be a top priority among likely voters. Bruce Gordon, EcoFlight A new poll of likely voters in Arizona signals strong, bipartisan support for a permanent ban on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon – and hope for the passage of the Grand Canyon Protection Act, ...
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Carbon capture rate overstated – IEEFA

Original Post ➡️ The life cycle emissions of carbon capture and storage projects are being under-reported, according to new research from think tank IEEFA. The efficacy of industrial carbon capture technology is being overstated, according to new research from US think tank the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Analysing the life cycle emissions of ...
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