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Could Geothermal Reservoirs Under Salton Sea Save the Colorado River? – September 2, 2016

Untapped resource could replace power generated at Glen Canyon Dam

President Obama made a historic announcement Wednesday, saying that the federal government is considering investing in the geothermal power in the rock formations under the Salton Sea in Southern California. Considered to be "the most powerful geothermal reservoirs in the world," the Salton Sea announcement could play a critical role in the future management of the Colorado River.

Salton SeaPhoto by Stephen Kallao The Salton Sea announcement could play a critical role in the future management of the Colorado River.

Fifty years ago, Glen Canyon Dam was built above the Grand Canyon, and the Colorado River… more

by: Gary Wockner

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Fort Collins to Vote on Fracking Ban Today – April 23, 2013

Final vote on this controversial issue is being made with no public input, say watchdog groups

Today, the Fort Collins City Council will once again discuss, and potentially vote on, the extremely controversial issue of banning fracking in Fort Collins.

photoname Photo by Brent_KS/FlickrIn March, the city council passed a ban on fracking. But three weeks later, in a quiet
vote with no public input, the council passed an “agreement” allowing the a driller to
frack on two new square miles of land near the Budweiser brewery(pictured above).

In March, the city council passed a ban on fracking that grandfathered in the one driller that currently operates on eight well pads in northern Fort Collins. But… more

by: Gary Wockner

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