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DOE Fracking Study: Chemicals Didn't Taint the Water

The Longmont Times reported in July that a landmark Department of Energy (DOE) study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no evidence that chemicals from the natural gas drilling process are linked with contami

Colorado River, Climate Change, and Water Management Policy

The summer was full of Colorado River water shortage headlines, as some of the following indicate:
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Mulroy Seeks Disaster Aid for Colorado River Drought

According to a September 20th Las Vegas Review-Journal article, Southern Nevada Water Authority chief Pat Mulroy thinks the time has come for some federal disaster aid due to the Colorado River drought.

Wild and Scenic Status for Lower Dolores River?

According to an early July Cortez Journal article, McPhee Reservoir managers are concerned that more sections on the lower Dolores River are becoming eligible for a national Wild and Scenic River status.

Mulroy to Retire

According to a recent Las Vegas Sun report, Pat Mulroy, one of the most powerful executives in Nevada, plans to retire as

Davis to Head CPW Water Unit

Colorado water expert Alex Davis was recently appointed head of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) water unit. Davis, one of Colorado’s leading water attorneys, began her new position on August 8th.

McIntire New CWCB Public Information Officer

Kate McIntire is the new Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) Outreach, Education & Public Engagement Program Coordinator (aka Public Information Off

Water Pollution Pioneer, Ruth Patrick, Dies at 105

Ruth Patrick, a pioneer in studying the health of freshwater streams and rivers who laid the scientific groundwork for modern pollution control efforts, passe

Lake Nighthorse Entities Scramble to Open for Recreation

Frustration over the lack of recreation at Lake Nighthorse is growing and potential users of the lake and surrounding park land are getting antsy; there is even talk of an Occupy Nighthorse movement.

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