A fine has been issued for last year’s massive Tire Mountain fire near Hudson — and it’s a molehill
The largest used tire dump in the nation -- a strain on Colorado regulators -- is cited for multiple violations in a 15-page consent decree, but won’t see a big penalty for a July 2020 fire that darkened Weld County skies.
Colorado’s tire dumps were supposed to be gone by now. They grew instead.
Stacked up, burned up, shredded up, hyped up, Colorado’s nation-leading dumps of used tires are ripe for recycling, but never quite get there.