Opinion: There’s nothing green about dams. The federal infrastructure bill should tear them down
Reservoirs generate greenhouse gases, and hydro power is far less efficient than wind and solar
Opinion: We’re running out of water. It’s time to overhaul Colorado’s storage system
The federal infrastructure package is an opportunity to fix and expand the state’s network of dams, reservoirs, pipes and pumps.
Opinion: We’ve destroyed Western watersheds. It’s time for “ecological reparations.”
Impact fees are an opportunity to amend past wrongs.
A new federal grant program allots $10 million for high-hazard dams in Colorado, 25 other states
An Associated Press analysis identified at least 1,688 dams that could cause particular concern — those rated by inspectors as in poor or unsatisfactory condition and located in high hazard places where people could die if they failed.