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Colorado West Slope officials brace for Colorado...

June 9, 2009
Western Slope water suppliers have begun asking themselves what could happen to them if Arizona, Nevada and California demanded their full share of Colorado River water in time of drought or for new uses.Read more...

U.S. high court declines to hear Arizona tribes...

June 9, 2009
The religious objections of Indian tribes can't stop the operators of Snowbowl from using recycled sewage to make snow on the San Francisco Peaks, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by default Monday.Read more...

BLM pulls leases on Wyoming's Little...

June 8, 2009
Bureau of Land Management officials have deferred leasing a parcel for oil and gas exploration around Little Mountain in southwest Wyoming until a joint state/federal wildlife management strategy can be crafted for the area. Read more...

Colorado congresswoman wants 'fracking...

June 5, 2009
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette plans to introduce a bill next week that will regulate a widespread drilling technology that uses benzene and other toxic chemicals but also has been a main driver of the West's natural-gas boom. Read more...

NRC releases new rules on studies of in-situ...

June 5, 2009
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will require more detailed environmental studies of proposed new in-situ uranium mines in the western United States. Read more...

Colorado city raises carbon tax to meet Kyoto...

June 5, 2009
It’s time for an in-your-face approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Boulder City Council decided Thursday night. Read more...

Opposition to Montana-Idaho power line grows

June 5, 2009
Members of the "Move MSTI" association, which opposes all of NorthWestern Energy's proposed routes for a possible energy transmission line through southwest Montana, gathered Thursday night to discuss the preferred route, which slices through south Butte and then heads south along the...

Sagebrush species on the front line of energy...

June 4, 2009
Somewhere, out in the Lemhi Basin of northern Central Idaho, a small rabbit is nestled in its burrow beneath the gnarled and twisting sagebrush. In Boise, someone is turning on the air conditioning on a hot summer day. Read more...

U.S. Air Force, Utah university team up on algae-...

June 4, 2009
For the Air Force to ease away from its 700 million-gallon-a-year reliance on foreign oil, it needs a substitute that performs as well as kerosene-based jet fuel, known as JP-8. The new fuel would have to withstand extreme weather conditions, be usable without major modifications to jets and under...

Wyoming loses request to have Montana water...

June 4, 2009
Montana's lawsuit contending that Wyoming is violating terms of the Yellowstone River Compact by taking more than its share of the waters in the Tongue and Powder rivers advanced another step Wednesday. Read more...
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