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Colorado fines Boulder County gold mine $17,000 for water quality violations

All but $5,000 suspended, as mine reclamation staff says owners of Cross and Caribou mines are making “good faith” efforts to get cleanup online.

Environment

Owners of gold mine above Nederland warn town officials to stop defaming it for water quality violations

Colorado could set water violation fines and new regulations for a revived gold mine, but developers claim they are victims of $500 million in libel by town officials – “We will not go quietly.”

Environment

Boulder County health officials warn that unchecked coronavirus rates could lead to stay-at-home return

The county, dealing with an outbreak at CU Boulder, has already passed one of the thresholds that could warrant a shutdown similar to what was mandated in March

Coronavirus

E. coli fouls 100 Colorado waterways. But managers aren’t sure how big the threat is to people playing in streams.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has registered more than 100 waterbody segments on its impaired waters list due to alarmingly high E. coli levels

Environment

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Coronavirus

Colorado Classic women’s pro cycling race is called off because of coronavirus concerns

Organizers pull the plug on the fourth running of the four-stage, all-women cycling race across the state as the state tightens restrictions to control recent surge in the pandemic.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus cost Colorado’s solar industry thousands of jobs, but there’s one bright spot

Home rooftop solar shows resilience while other sectors stumble during the pandemic

Energy

Acres of barren Boulder soil are headed to rehab (and that might just help fight climate change)

Project to make depleted open space owned by the city healthy again could be a blueprint for carbon capture and land management

Environment