Well Pits Draw Citations

February 11, 2008

 State and Federal officials have issued 80 citations to oil and gas companies for oil coated waste water pits that spell doom for wildlife.

Article by Todd Hartmann of the Rocky Mountain News


Feds to Quadruple Water Released into San Juan

February 11, 2008

Flow to grow to 3,000 cfs by Wednesday


League of Women Voters Takes on Water

February 11, 2008

From the Fort Collins Coloradoan (Monday – 2/11)

On Monday, LWV of Larimer County is presenting AWARE Colorado, a statewide program to educate local communities about the impacts of land-use choices on water quality. The program provides information to help protect Colorado’s water and natural resources from polluted runoff through innovative land-use strategies.

Residents can learn about what they and local decision-makers can do to protect water quality and prevent pollution. The free meeting is scheduled 7 to 9 p.m. at Plymouth Congregational Church, 916 W. Prospect Road.

The Monday program will include water-quality specialists to discuss what government entities are doing to minimize water quality problems.

LWV of Larimer County on Saturday is inviting interested residents to learn about the organization’s history and structure as well as the education and advocacy efforts it is pursuing. An informal coffee gathering will be 10 a.m. to noon at 1002 Alexa Court just south of the Harmony Library. RSVP by calling 377-9568