Water

6:47am

Sat June 1, 2013
Garden Report

Early June Gardening

This mower may be old fashioned, but it gets the job done.
Credit Halley/Flickr / Wikimedia

12:10pm

Fri May 31, 2013

7:40am

Tue May 28, 2013
Environment

Water Officials Ponder Colorado River's Future

Screencap of the interactive map of the Colorado River basin from Western Resource Advocates
Western Resource Advocates CoRiverBasin.org

Top federal water managers are meeting with Indian tribal leaders, conservationists and officials from seven Western states that depend on water from the Colorado River.

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4:56am

Fri May 24, 2013
Europe

Germany's Beer Makers Come Against Fracking

Originally published on Fri May 24, 2013 6:01 am

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

Fracking may have met its match in Germany, where beer makers have lined up against it. Fracking, of course, is a way of bringing up natural gas by pumping water and chemicals into the ground. Germany's powerful beer industry is concerned fracking would pollute groundwater.

Half of Germany's 1,300 brewers have their own wells, and say the pure water is the essence of their famous beers. And if there's one thing Germans take seriously, it's beer.

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2:00pm

Wed May 15, 2013
Drought

Governor Activates Drought Task Force

Dry conditions along Colorado’s eastern plains south of Limon.
Luke Runyon KUNC/Harvest Public Media

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