Paradox Federal Government Seeks Alternatives To Colorado’s Earthquake-Prone Paradox Valley Project By Luke Runyon • Dec 6, 2019 Luke Runyon / KUNC The federal government is now taking comments on alternatives to a project in western Colorado notorious for causing earthquakes. The Bureau of Reclamation is looking for replacements for the Paradox Valley Unit, located in a remote part of western Colorado’s Montrose County. The agency released a draft environmental impact statement for those replacements Friday. Felt An Earthquake On The Colorado-Utah Border? It's Probably This Federal Facility By Luke Runyon • Jun 27, 2019 Luke Runyon / KUNC Nara Bopp was working at a thrift store in Moab, Utah the morning of March 4 when her desk started moving. “I immediately assumed that it was a garbage truck,” Bopp said.