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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 Columns

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 Columns

Opinion: We’ve destroyed Western watersheds. It’s time for “ecological reparations.”

Impact fees are an opportunity to amend past wrongs.

Opinion

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.

Environment