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Alamosa Cleanup Project Wins $200,000 EPA Grant

The Alamosa County Economic Development Corp. has won a $200,000 grant to help clean up the site of the former Pink Elephant and other businesses on Sixth Street.

05/08/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

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Cement Maker Fined, To Cut Emissions At Colorado Plant

A cement manufacturer in Lyons has agreed to pay a $1 million fine and to install controls to decrease its emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide, the U.S. Justice Department and the Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday.

04/19/2013

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New Law Requires Old Electronics To Be Recycled

In just a couple of months old televisions and computer monitors will no longer be allowed in dumpsters and landfills. A new law that goes into effect in July will require that all old electronics be recycled.

04/03/2013

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Officials Say Oil Spill Near Parachute No Threat To Water

Local officials in Parachute are confident the flow of an oil-like liquid near a natural gas processing plant will not affect the town’s water.

03/19/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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Oil, Gas Drilling Rile West’s Energy Embrace

This used to be a land proud of its oil barons. Now the energy industry that has brought wealth and jobs across the interior West is prompting angry protests by citizens.

12/17/2012

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New EPA Rule Lowers Risk For ‘Good Samaritans’

Volunteers who want to clean up thousands of polluted mine sites across the West will now face less legal risk.

12/12/2012

EPA: QEP Field Services To Pay $4M Over Emissions

Federal regulators say QEP Field Services Co. has agreed to pay $4 million to settle allegations it violated the Clean Air Act at five natural gas compressor stations on the Uintah and Ouray Reservation in Utah.

05/16/2012

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Denver Gets Grant To Help Clean Up South Platte River

Denver is getting more than $350,000 for projects to help clean up the South Platte River.

04/21/2012

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