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Wed June 6, 2012

10:33pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Energy

Fort Collins Rejects Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium

Fort Collins resident James Sack advocates in favor of a moratorium on oil and gas permits. City Council decided against the ban, but will still study the issue.
Grace Hood

7:28pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Wildfires

Air Tanker Crashes Stretch US Forest Service Fleet

Minden Air SP-2H Neptune airtanker at Fox Field, Lancaster, CA. 55 was one of the tankers involved in a crash on Sunday, landing on 2 of 3 landing gear.
Alan K. Radecki Wikimedia Commons

As the Stuart Hole fire in Northern Colorado continues to burn, and a nearly 200,000 acre fire rages in New Mexico, The US Forest Service and its fleet of air tankers have been seeing a lot of action.

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4:17pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Environment

Fort Collins City Council to Consider Oil and Gas Permit Moratorium

Kirk Siegler

Tonight Fort Collins City Council will give the final thumbs up or down on a temporary moratorium that would pause city processing of land use applications and permits for oil and gas extraction.

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2:15pm

Tue June 5, 2012
Summer Science

Did You Know: The Lines On A Solo Cup Are Measurement Marks (Update: Official Verdict: Coincidence)

We had no idea. The lines on a Solo cup correspond to typical ounce measurements of your favorite summer beverages.
Jim Hill Photo illustration / KUNC

This caught us by surprise. The venerable Solo cup, a wily veteran of countless BBQ's, graduation parties, receptions, camping trips, and many summer beverages has a trick up its sleeve: built in measurement marks.

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