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Original story here: https://cbsloc.al/30ziJcN ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4)– An Aspen-based nonprofit is helping deliver personal protective equipment to Native American communities in the Southwest. EcoFlight recently delivered a quarter of a million pieces of PPE to The Navajo Nation, Zuni, and Ute Mountain tribe in Colorado. (credit: Hamilton Pevec) “This PPE is going straight into the ...
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Kdnk Community Radio 3-5-20 Ecoflight Brings Aerial Perspective

Link to the original Story: https://www.kdnk.org/post/ecoflight-brings-aerial-perspective-proposed-quarry-expansion-site-glenwood
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Original story: https://www.denverpost.com/2020/02/23/democrats-president-primary-climate-environment/ Primary contenders aim to undo Trump actions, reduce carbon emissions By Jon Murray | jmurray@denverpost.com | The Denver Post Colorado is a state that prizes the outdoors and prioritizes environmental concerns. But it’s also a state with a petroleum industry that employs 90,000 people, directly and indirectly, and allows extensive fracking activity along the Front Range. That makes the ...
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Original story: https://www.aspenjournalism.org/2020/02/22/quarry-in-marble-facing-scrutiny-from-federal-state-regulators-in-wake-of-diesel-spill/ Vehicles and machinery were parked outside the entrances to the marble galleries of the Pride of America Mine in January. The quarry operators Colorado Stone Quarries are facing scrutiny from federal and state agencies after an October diesel spill.Mike Stevens/EcoFlight MARBLE — Colorado Stone Quarries, the operator of Marble’s famed Yule quarry, is ...
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Las Vegas Sun 2-16-20 Proposed National Monument South Of Vegas

Original article: https://m.lasvegassun.com/news/2020/feb/16/proposed-national-monument-south-las-vegas-boost/#.Xkki4kU5K_8.twitter Proposed national monument south of Las Vegas gets boost from lands bill By Miranda Willson Linda Otero isn’t used to thinking in terms of man-made borders and boundaries. As a member of the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe, she believes all of the natural world originated at Avi Kwa Ame, known in English as Spirit Mountain, ...
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CBS Denver 2-28-20

Original story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OzgytDFhLE
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TUSAYAN – In a clearing on Forest Road 305, about 15 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park, an enormous steel headframe towers beside a retention pond. Beneath the headframe, a mine shaft drops 1,400 feet into the earth. This is the Canyon Mine, which opened in 1986 to extract uranium. A handful of employees ...
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PHOENIX – A Phoenix company wants to build two massive hydroelectric projects on the Little Colorado River, a main tributary of the Colorado River, which carves the Grand Canyon. Environmentalists and Native Americans say the projects threaten life within the Canyon and would defile sacred land. Pumped Hydro Storage LLC has applied for permits to ...
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Video: Dam Plans Opposed | Cronkite News

Video by Melanie Porter/Cronkite News
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Several national environmental organizations are trying to stop proposals for four dams on the Little Colorado River. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, they’re urging federal officials to deny initial applications for the projects. The confluence of the Colorado and Little Colorado rivers, near the site of the proposed dam sites by Phoenix-based Pumped Hydro Storage.CREDIT RYAN ...
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