Drinking Water

June 27, 2009--Activists hot over senator's stance on oyster farm (Denver Post)

A powerful Senate Democrat is backing an oyster farmer over the National Park Service in a northern California controversy that has environmentalists seething.

June 24, 2009--$9 million water plant renovation almost complete (Craig Daily Press)

The new water filtration system at the Craig water treatment plant filters as much as 12 million gallons a day, as opposed to the old plant’s smaller tanks, which capped at a combined six million gall

June 17, 2009--Update given on Coal Creek water quality and mining safety (Crested Butte News)

Making the water in Coal Creek cleaner and working on making abandoned mines in the area safer were the topics of a Crested Butte council work session last Monday.

June 16, 2009--Water risks ripple through the beverage industry (NY Times)

As environmental worries cut into sales from traditionally lucrative bottled water, beverage companies such as Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Nestle and SABMiller are becoming more attuned to the risks of negative consumer environmental perceptions.


June 10, 2009--Bill would regulate oil, gas fracturing (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Two Colorado congressional members Tuesday teamed up in introducing legislation for federal regulation of the oil and gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing. Democratic Reps.

June 10, 2009--Pollution experts ask House panel to protect fish, humans from drugs in water (L.A. Times)

Pollution experts on Tuesday pressed a congressional panel for stronger action to keep pharmaceuticals and other contaminants out of the water, saying they are hurting fish and may threaten human heal

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