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The Patriot Ledger
Colorado survey stirs Massachusetts marijuana debateof opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of teenage pot consump
Colorado survey stirs Massachusetts marijuana debate
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 10 hours ago
of opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of teenage pot consumption.The survey released Monday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment found that 21.2 percent of high school students in that state reported... Read more
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Roll Call
For Colorado’s Cynthia Coffman, Defending Sovereignty Is Not Easy1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. She has also worked at the Colorado General Asse
For Colorado’s Cynthia Coffman, Defending Sovereignty Is Not Easy
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. She has also worked at the Colorado General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Council, at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and as chief counsel to former Colorado Gov. Bill Owens. When Colorado... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Mosquito spraying Monday in southwest Fort Morganvirus spreading in Colorado from mosquitoes continue to be low, according to a
Mosquito spraying Monday in southwest Fort Morgan
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
virus spreading in Colorado from mosquitoes continue to be low, according to a statement from the executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, which OtterTail also cited. It says that "the type of mosquitoes that... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Health Briefs: Yellow fever vaccine in short supplyof Hinton, West Virginia.”State launches new tobacco cessation efforts DENVER:
Health Briefs: Yellow fever vaccine in short supply
Craig Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
of Hinton, West Virginia.”State launches new tobacco cessation efforts DENVER: Two tobacco-prevention campaigns from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment target the same audiences — young adult “social” smokers and youth —... Read more
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CBS Denver
New Treatments For West Nile Virus Could Come From CU Anschutz Researchsevere form, acute viral encephalitis. Last year, Colorado had 101 cases of We
New Treatments For West Nile Virus Could Come From CU Anschutz Research
CBS Denver / Posted 5 days ago
severe form, acute viral encephalitis. Last year, Colorado had 101 cases of West Nile. Additional Information From The Colorado Department Of Public Health And Environment To help prevent West Nile virus infection, follow the four D’s: –... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Colorado teenager survey clouds pot legalization debate in Mass.of opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of teenage pot consump
Colorado teenager survey clouds pot legalization debate in Mass.
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
of opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of teenage pot consumption. The survey released Monday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment found that 21.2 percent of high school students in that state reported... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Water District says Peterson Air Force Base could be responsible for drinking water contaminationForce Civil Engineer Center and Peterson Air Force Base are reviewing the docum
Water District says Peterson Air Force Base could be responsible for drinking water contamination
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Force Civil Engineer Center and Peterson Air Force Base are reviewing the documents before sending their findings to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. So far, Peterson has requested CDPHE test three wells down gradient of... Read more
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examiner.com
Colorado teens are smoking less marijuana since legalizationnaysayers is over legal marijuana’s influence on teens. A new survey, however,
Colorado teens are smoking less marijuana since legalization
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
naysayers is over legal marijuana’s influence on teens. A new survey, however, has finally put that fear to rest. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released the results of a biannual poll showing that high school... Read more
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TribLIVE
Advocates push legal marijuana clubs in Coloradoare essentially unchanged in the years since the state's voters legalized marij
Advocates push legal marijuana clubs in Colorado
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
are essentially unchanged in the years since the state's voters legalized marijuana in 2012, new survey data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows. In 2015, 21 percent of Colorado youths had used marijuana in the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Colorado survey stirs Mass. stokes legalization debateof opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of teenage pot consump
Colorado survey stirs Mass. stokes legalization debate
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
of opponents that legalization will lead to higher rates of teenage pot consumption. The survey released Monday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment found that 21.2 percent of high school students in that state reported... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Colorado pot study finds teen use unchangedare essentially unchanged in the years since the state's voters legalised marij
Colorado pot study finds teen use unchanged
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
are essentially unchanged in the years since the state's voters legalised marijuana in 2012, new survey data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows. In 2015, 21 per cent of Colorado youths had used marijuana in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Colorado: Teen pot use hasn't gone up since legalizationare working. "Overall, young people in Colorado are making healthy choices," s
Colorado: Teen pot use hasn't gone up since legalization
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
are working. "Overall, young people in Colorado are making healthy choices," said Leo Kattari, survey coordinator for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. For the first time, the survey took note of the health behaviors of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Colorado: Teen pot use hasn't gone up since legalizationare working. "Overall, young people in Colorado are making healthy choices," s
Colorado: Teen pot use hasn't gone up since legalization
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
are working. "Overall, young people in Colorado are making healthy choices," said Leo Kattari, survey coordinator for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. For the first time, the survey took note of the health behaviors of... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Researchers track water flow out of toxic Breckenridge mineResources Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety and assisted by the Colorad
Researchers track water flow out of toxic Breckenridge mine
Summit Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Resources Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety and assisted by the Colorado Environmental Protection Agency, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Trout Unlimited, the U.S.... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Youth pot use hasn't gone up since legalization of marijuana in Coloradoare working. "Overall, young people in Colorado are making healthy choices," s
Youth pot use hasn't gone up since legalization of marijuana in Colorado
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
are working. "Overall, young people in Colorado are making healthy choices," said Leo Kattari, survey coordinator for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. For the first time, the survey took note of the health behaviors of... Read more
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FOX News
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national averagesurvey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national average
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
survey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase pot use by teens. The biannual poll by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also showed the percentage of high school students indulging in... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national averagesurvey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national average
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
survey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase pot use by teens. The biannual poll by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also showed the percentage of high school students indulging in... Read more
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New York Post
Teens in Colorado don’t smoke as much weed as you’d thinksurvey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase
Teens in Colorado don’t smoke as much weed as you’d think
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
survey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase pot use by teens. The biannual poll by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also showed the percentage of high school students indulging in... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Researches following water flow out of toxic Breckenridge mineResources Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety and assisted by the Colorad
Researches following water flow out of toxic Breckenridge mine
Summit Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Resources Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety and assisted by the Colorado Environmental Protection Agency, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Trout Unlimited, the U.S.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national averagesurvey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase
Teen marijuana use in Colorado found lower than national average
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
survey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase pot use by teens. The biannual poll by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also showed the percentage of high school students indulging in... Read more
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Raw Story
Marijuana use among Colorado teenagers dips below national averagesurvey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase
Marijuana use among Colorado teenagers dips below national average
Raw Story / Posted 7 days ago
survey showed on Monday, contrary to concerns that legalization would increase pot use by teens. The biannual poll by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also showed the percentage of high school students indulging in... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
CSU study: Emissions low during frackingamount of activity-specific emissions data will be used for future research, in
CSU study: Emissions low during fracking
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 11 days ago
amount of activity-specific emissions data will be used for future research, including a health risk assessment by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The consistent theme in the data was, regardless of what was being... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
KING5 Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Smoke from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona fires drifts into metro areaeffecting SMFR's area now. This is from out of area wildland fires. No active f
Smoke from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona fires drifts into metro area
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
effecting SMFR's area now. This is from out of area wildland fires. No active fires in Parker, Castle Pines or DTC. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an alert for the smoke. “Smoke and haze are also likely across... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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First Coast News
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
First Coast News / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
KTVB Boise / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Smoke from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona fires drifts into metro areaeffecting SMFR's area now. This is from out of area wildland fires. No active f
Smoke from Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona fires drifts into metro area
KWGN Denver / Posted 11 days ago
effecting SMFR's area now. This is from out of area wildland fires. No active fires in Parker, Castle Pines or DTC. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an alert for the smoke. “Smoke and haze are also likely across... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Wildfires to the south bring hazy skies to Colorado todaythat has grown to thousands of acres in New Mexico. A small fire started Wednes
Wildfires to the south bring hazy skies to Colorado today
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 11 days ago
that has grown to thousands of acres in New Mexico. A small fire started Wednesday near Fort Carson is also to blame. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an alert for sensitive groups for the Front Range corridor from... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spillWaste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Hi
Residents raise a stink over yogurt company’s smelly spill
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 11 days ago
Waste is now being trucked to treatment facilities around Northern Colorado, Higgins said. Higgins is adamant — and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concurs — that the yogurt waste in the reservoir doesn't pose a health... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
New data will help Colorado study health effects of frackinghealth effects, but state officials will use the data in computer modeling to a
New data will help Colorado study health effects of fracking
Greeley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
health effects, but state officials will use the data in computer modeling to assess the risks, said Mike Van Dyke of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. “This study is incredibly useful,” said Van Dyke, chief of... Read more
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CBS Denver
Health Department Begins Testing Mosquitoes For West Nile VirusLARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Env
Health Department Begins Testing Mosquitoes For West Nile Virus
CBS Denver / Posted 12 days ago
LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is starting to test mosquitoes for the West Nile virus. This is the first week of testing. A human case of West Nile virus has already been confirmed in Larimer... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Summer hazards? Take reasonable precautionsmere annoyance rather than a potential danger. In Colorado, the greatest peril
Summer hazards? Take reasonable precautions
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 12 days ago
mere annoyance rather than a potential danger. In Colorado, the greatest peril from mosquitoes is West Nile virus, but the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also monitors Western Equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis and... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Southwest Fort Morgan seeing high mosquito countsof a worry for Fort Morgan residents who get bit here. "OtterTail noted a stat
Southwest Fort Morgan seeing high mosquito counts
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 12 days ago
of a worry for Fort Morgan residents who get bit here. "OtterTail noted a statement from the executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment that says the type of mosquitoes that transmit Zika do not live in... Read more
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PhysOrg
New data will help Colorado study health effects of frackinghealth effects, but state officials will use the data in computer modeling to a
New data will help Colorado study health effects of fracking
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
health effects, but state officials will use the data in computer modeling to assess the risks, said Mike Van Dyke of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. "This study is incredibly useful," said Van Dyke, chief of... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Energy study verifies hunchno indications of emission levels high enough to cause immediate public concern
Energy study verifies hunch
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
no indications of emission levels high enough to cause immediate public concern, according to researchers. However, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment plans to use the findings, and similar research CSU plans to release... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
CSU study: Emissions low during frackingwas not included in the Garfield County study. He expects the Front Range find
CSU study: Emissions low during fracking
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 13 days ago
was not included in the Garfield County study. He expects the Front Range findings to be released by the end of July. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment plans to use data from the two studies to conduct a health risk... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
New data will help Colorado study health effects of frackinghealth effects, but state officials will use the data in computer modeling to a
New data will help Colorado study health effects of fracking
Greeley Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
health effects, but state officials will use the data in computer modeling to assess the risks, said Mike Van Dyke of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. “This study is incredibly useful,” said Van Dyke, chief of... Read more
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