Outdoor recreation groups hope handing out poop-disposal kits will cut down on the problem piling up on Colorado’s public lands
A decades-old pipeline project in the Arkansas Valley region will receive $60 million to finish construction by 2029
Officials are looking for funds to repair the community’s aging water system, as Colorado City residents blame mismanagement for the problems.
Environmental advocates cheer overturn of controversial 2020 decision that wrote off the urban waters as too polluted for saving
Environmental groups team with DU law school demanding a new permitting system they say will better protect clean water
Scientists at Colorado State University and elsewhere in the West are poking and prodding for clues into how wildfire impacts water supply.
T he original problem was fire. The flames from the Grizzly Creek fire lasted for five months in 2020, burning more than 32,000 acres in western Colorado. Now, the fire has created another problem, and it has to do with water. Debris and ash from the fire and subsequent mudslides fell into the Colorado River, […]
Owners of the Cross and Caribou mine above Nederland have warned town officials to stop disparaging the longtime gold operation for water quality violations or face $500 million in slander damages. The mine owners’ claims of disparagement by Nederland come as state reclamation officials hold a hearing Wednesday to decide fines and cleanup steps for […]
SHIPROCK, NEW MEXICO — From foraging sweet berries in slickrock canyons to harvesting corn and fresh veggies from manicured fields and gardens, Kayla Yazzie learned about land from her great-grandmothers. Her childhood memories span the eastern portion of the Navajo Nation, from Tocito and Shiprock in New Mexico with her mother’s family, to St. Michaels, […]
SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico officials are looking for ideas for restoration projects to repair damage caused by a 2015 spill that fouled rivers in three western states with a bright-yellow plume of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. The state Office of the Natural Resources Trustee said Wednesday that the projects would be […]