Environment

8:37am

Thu June 7, 2012
Weather

Last Night's Severe Storms Pummel Southern Front Range

Screencap from youtube of last night's storm in Highlands Ranch. Video by user bjorn50
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  • Nathan Heffel for KUNC News this morning on Morning Edition

5:00am

Thu June 7, 2012
Environment

Amid Wildfire Risk, More Colorado Counties to Adopt Fire Bans

Low water as seen at Lake Dillon on June 6th, 2011.
kelley.tara Flickr - Creative Commons

Severe drought hitting much of Colorado’s mountains is prompting many local officials to consider implementing fire bans; a move that follows similar restrictions already in place along the tinder dry Front Range. 

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5:00am

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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