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Uinta Basin Railway faces obstacles

Original Post ➡️ Litigation takes aim at public funding for project that would run heated oil trains through Colorado The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway, Highway 191 and Highway 123 in Carbon County, Utah are shown in this aerial photo taken by EcoFlight, an Aspen-based environmental group. This is where the proposed Uinta Basin ...
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Original Post ➡️ MCCALL — Valley County is like the greater backyard of the Treasure Valley — when it’s time for outside adventure, no matter the season, residents of the Treasure Valley often flock north to recreate in Valley County’s mountains, forests, lakes and rivers. A new project could bring change to the environment and ...
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Original Post ➡️ Energy Fuels claims of creating green industry does not match the facts. (EcoFlight) White Mesa Mill as recently as September 2021. Liquid is meant to cover waste from Superfund sites which can emit radon, a radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. This aerial image shows a portion of the site left ...
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Original Post ➡️ For the past two years, the Lava Ridge Wind project has gathered fans and skeptics. Proposed by Magic Valley Energy, a subsidiary of LS Power, the up to 400-turbine project is projected to generate 1,000 megawatts, enough energy to power 300,000 homes. On the other hand, the project has raised concerns from ...
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Original Post ➡️ An EcoFlight tour on June 18 shows the muddy waters of the Yellowstone River, about a week after the historic flooding. Liz Weber From overhead, the muddy waters of the Yellowstone River wind through Livingston and Paradise Valley, in parts stretching beyond its banks. Almost a week after the massive flooding, residents ...
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Original Post ➡️ Nonprofit is fighting to bring a Wild and Scenic federal designation to the free-flowing watershed near Redstone and Marble Colorado Rocky Mountain School juniors Makaya Mackie, left, and Persia Lovett look out of the plane during an EcoFlight trip on Saturday, May 28, 2022, over the Crystal River valley.Austin Colbert/The Aspen Times ...
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Flights over Klamath River provide view of dams set for removal

Original Post ➡️ The Klamath River begins in Klamath Falls with water from Lake Ewauna and Upper Klamath Lake On whitewater raft trips, many sections of the Klamath River rumble through walls of frothing whitewater. But from above the river looks benign, just a tiny thread of water passing through a fractured canyon carved over ...
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Navajo Nation says upgrades needed at Antelope Point Marina

Original Post ➡️ Communication between National Park Service and Navajo Nation a concern An aerial view of Lake Powell at Antelope Point Mariana in April shows how much lake levels have dropped because of severe drought conditions. (Photos/EcoFlight) LECHEE, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation shared concerns over the lack of communication by the National Park ...
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Mesa declares first-stage water use alarm

Original Post ➡️ EcoFlight, an aviation non-profit that provides the aerial perspective for pressing land and water issues in the West, last week released a batch of photos for the latest flyover over. Lake Powell, which is experiencing historic low water levels that threaten electricity production at Glen Canyon Dam. To address the crisis low ...
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Federal judge stops 35,000-acre fracking plan in western Colorado

Original Post ➡️ The North Fork Mancos Master Development Plan would have allowed 35 new fracking wells in the North Fork Valley and Thompson Divide areas The North Fork Valley in Colorado. Photo by EcoFlight. DENVER― A U.S. District Court judge vacated a federal plan that allowed fracking across 35,000 acres of Colorado’s Western Slope on May ...
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