environment

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Cleaning up an abandoned mine near Silverton whose operator also left a toxic mess in Mancos will cost taxpayers about $10,000.


Tim Hunter

For the past 15 years, a group of volunteers floats down the San Juan River in Utah and collects trash that has been deposited into this scenic and well-traveled corridor. In this episode of River Radio, host Sam Carter talks with Tim Hunter, the leader of this clean-up crew, about the types and amounts of trash they collect, and why this is important for him and his fellow volunteers.

Friends of Cedar Mesa website

Citizens in Bluff, Utah, are voicing alarm about a possible effort by the Utah State Institutional Trust Lands Administration, SITLA, to create a major energy development north and east of the town.


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The Montezuma County commissioners on Monday withdrew their support for an effort to create a national conservation area along the Dolores River below McPhee Dam.

National Park Service

A team of researchers at the University of Colorado has a message for America’s next president:  Act swiftly to resolve issues on the Colorado River.


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