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An image of the mudslide (credit: CBS)

Residents Near Last Year’s Deadly Massive Mudslide Worried About New Pond

Collbran-area residents held a meeting on Tuesday over concerns about a pond that formed near the top of the site of a massive landslide killed three men last May.

04/29/2015

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Report: Colorado Among Areas Shaken By Man-Made Earthquakes

Government scientists say more than a dozen regions in the United States, including Colorado, have experienced a rise in man-made earthquakes in recent years.

04/23/2015

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Reported Earthquake In Southern Colorado Never Happened

An earthquake that reportedly rattled El Paso County in southern Colorado early Monday apparently never happened.

01/19/2015

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Report: Bird Needs 3-Mile Buffer From Drilling

A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.

11/21/2014

Greater sage grouse (credit: npr.org)

Access To Federal Sage-Grouse Workshop Criticized

A meeting this week in Fort Collins about the greater sage-grouse has been criticized by several western representatives.

10/18/2014

Dr. Colleen Duncan of CSU and research colleague Todd Atwood of the U.S. Geological Survey prepare to collect biological samples and health data from a tranquilized study subject. (credit: Colorado State University)

CSU Researcher Uses Polar Bears To Study Climate Change, Infectious Disease

Researchers are taking a closer look at climate change and how it impacts polar bears.

08/15/2014

U.S. Geological Survey scientists took samples from Cherry Creek (credit: CBS)

Scientists Test Water Quality In Cherry Creek

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey took advantage of the heavy rain to get water samples from Cherry Creek in Denver.

07/30/2014

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Another Weld County Quake Prompts Closure Of Injection Well

Experts are looking at the latest in a string of earthquakes to rattle an area near Greeley with questions about whether it’s related to oil and gas operations.

06/24/2014

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Geophysicist Investigating Greeley Quake’s Cause

A geophysicist from the University of Colorado is hoping to settle the question of whether a small earthquake last weekend near Greeley was caused by wastewater injection wells.

06/06/2014

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Small Earthquake Rattles Greeley Area

An earthquake rattled the Greeley area and was felt by many residents, but there were no reports of any problems.

06/01/2014

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