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The Fort Morgan Times
Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industry, Denver Post learnsproperly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. ..
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted yesterday
properly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. ... It is probably, mostly, staying in state," Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hazardous materials and waste management director Gary Baughman said at... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Colorado’s $68M share of VW settlement to buy I-70 electric charging stationsstemming from diesel engines designed to offer fraudulent emissions results, $6
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
stemming from diesel engines designed to offer fraudulent emissions results, $68 million is the state's piece of the pie. A Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment draft plan envisions $10 million of the windfall going toward at least... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Colorado wrestles with laws on radioactive wastemeans that some types of low-level radioactive waste are being buried in landfi
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
means that some types of low-level radioactive waste are being buried in landfills that aren't approved to handle it. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Friday the Legislature needs to change the laws. The department is... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
CO landfills could contain low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas operatorsit's reaching high enough levels to warrant concern. Martha Rudolph, the direc
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
it's reaching high enough levels to warrant concern. Martha Rudolph, the director of environmental programs for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, said there is no evidence of any imminent public health... Read more
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Bizjournals
Colorado wants more information about radioactive oil and gas wastelow levels of naturally occurring radiation. The goal is eliminating a gap in
Bizjournals / Posted 3 days ago
low levels of naturally occurring radiation. The goal is eliminating a gap in the oversight of the waste and allowing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to gather information about radiation levels and, if needed,... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industry, Denver Post learnsproperly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. ..
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
properly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. ... It is probably, mostly, staying in state," Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hazardous materials and waste management director Gary Baughman said at... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industryproperly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. …
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
properly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. … It is probably, mostly, staying in state," Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hazardous materials and waste management director Gary Baughman said at... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industryproperly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. …
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
properly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. … It is probably, mostly, staying in state," Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hazardous materials and waste management director Gary Baughman said at... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Colorado landfills are illegally burying low-level radioactive waste from oil and gas industry, Denver Post learnsproperly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. …
Greeley Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
properly. "There is some of it that is just going to solid waste landfills. … It is probably, mostly, staying in state," Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment hazardous materials and waste management director Gary Baughman said at... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment letter regarding Cotter Corp. sparks concernsand Management director in May, noted the EPA's involvement at both sites is "d
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
and Management director in May, noted the EPA's involvement at both sites is "duplicative to the state's involvement." The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is leading cleanup at both sites. But the EPA has a project manager,... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Colorado Department of Health using humor to fight suicidein the top ten as one of the states with the highest suicide rates in the count
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
in the top ten as one of the states with the highest suicide rates in the country,” said Jarrod Hindman who is with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Fifty three of those suicides are men from 25-64 years of age. And the... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Opioid crisis: What can we do?area and what we can do about it. Otero/Crowley County Public Health Director R
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
area and what we can do about it. Otero/Crowley County Public Health Director Rick Ritter introduced Lindsey Kato of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, who gave a thorough rundown of the present crisis condition. Colorado... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Locally harvested deer to be tested for neurological diseasedisease" that "has been linked to a similar disease in people known as variant
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
disease" that "has been linked to a similar disease in people known as variant (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease)," according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recommendations for avoiding prion diseases. "Unpublished research from... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Colorado plans to upgrade vehicles, install charging stations with $68M share of Volkswagen paymentstemming from diesel engines designed to offer fraudulent emissions results, $6
The Aspen Times / Posted 6 days ago
stemming from diesel engines designed to offer fraudulent emissions results, $68 million is the state’s piece of the pie. A Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment draft plan envisions $10 million of the windfall going toward at least... Read more
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CBS Denver
Coloradans Sound Off On How VW Settlement $$ Should Be SpentDENVER (CBS4) – An auditorium room was packed Monday as people told the Colorad
CBS Denver / Posted 6 days ago
DENVER (CBS4) – An auditorium room was packed Monday as people told the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment how they feel millions of dollars from Volkswagen should be spent. It stems from one of the biggest corporate scandals ever... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
CVR places new public cardboard binsis part of the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) competitive gran
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
is part of the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) competitive grant program, which is administered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Clean Valley Recycling is building on more than $11.5 million... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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News 8000
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Workers at 2 hospitals disciplined for violations involving patients' genitalsMedical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
Medical Center were caught making inappropriate comments about a male patient's genitalia, according to a report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who was in his 40s, died within hours of being at the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 15, 2017Grand Junction could be considered burdensome to drivers, but are necessary to
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Grand Junction could be considered burdensome to drivers, but are necessary to protect public safety. Our legislators, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and WCC all have... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
MRH Foundation receives $60K to upgrade ambulance equipmentservices will soon have a safer ride. The Memorial Regional Health Foundation
Craig Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
services will soon have a safer ride. The Memorial Regional Health Foundation has received a $60,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for the purchase of new power loading systems. "The loading systems are... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Brighton community tired of coping with filthy watersafe drinking water to the community. This is clearly a complicated problem.
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 12 days ago
safe drinking water to the community. This is clearly a complicated problem. The Problem Solvers also contacted the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and learned the system incurred numerous violations. On July 3, 2017... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Garfield seeks to pinpoint air pollution sourcesquestions,” Morgan Hill, an environmental health specialist for the county, tol
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
questions,” Morgan Hill, an environmental health specialist for the county, told the commissioners. She noted that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also will be using the data from that study and a second one on the... Read more
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CBS Denver
Three Colorado WildFires Prompt Air Quality AdvisoryROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Three wildfires continue to burn Saturday in north
CBS Denver / Posted 16 days ago
ROUTT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Three wildfires continue to burn Saturday in northwestern Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an air quality warning Saturday morning for Routt, Jackson and Grand counties due to... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Routt County fires continue, officials issue air quality advisoryThe Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has extended an air qu
Craig Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has extended an air quality health advisory for wildfire smoke for Routt, Grand and Jackson counties. Smoke from local fires, including Deep Creek and Big Red, combined with smoke from... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Smoky skies likely to persist over Front Range through the weekendto move into the area in order to push the smoke out. Forecasts don’t show that
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 17 days ago
to move into the area in order to push the smoke out. Forecasts don’t show that happening in the next several days. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an “action day alert” for poor air quality that lasts until at... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Fort Collins forecast: More smoke, chance of stormsand ozone will reach levels unhealthy for sensitive groups in some parts of Nor
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 17 days ago
and ozone will reach levels unhealthy for sensitive groups in some parts of Northern Colorado on Friday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. People with heart or lung disease, older adults and children should... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Air quality advisory extended until todaytrue for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young and th
Aspen Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
true for those with heart disease, respiratory illnesses, the very young and the elderly,” warned the advisory from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. “Consider limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Hazy conditions from fires pose possible health problemsnose. Just a lot of general discomfort,” explained Dr. Beuther. Conditions on
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 17 days ago
nose. Just a lot of general discomfort,” explained Dr. Beuther. Conditions on Thursday were serious enough to prompt the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to issue an advisory about the lower air quality blanketing parts of the... Read more
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The Fort Collins Coloradoan
Fort Collins haze: When will wildfire smoke clear?lung disease, older adults and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertio
The Fort Collins Coloradoan / Posted 18 days ago
lung disease, older adults and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion while the smoke lingers, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Anyone feeling lingering effects from Monday's air quality should... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Colorado health authorities issue air quality alert for Greeley as wildfires burn in mountains, Pacific Northwestproduce ozone and fine particulate concentrations in the unhealthy for sensitiv
Greeley Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
produce ozone and fine particulate concentrations in the unhealthy for sensitive groups category at times on Thursday," the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said in an Action Day alert issued Wednesday. The alert will remain in... Read more
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CBS Denver
First West Nile Virus Death Recorded For 2017now the first West Nile Virus-related death this year in Colorado. The virus i
CBS Denver / Posted 18 days ago
now the first West Nile Virus-related death this year in Colorado. The virus is spread to humans through mosquitoes. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says August and September are the biggest months for human West Nile... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Second smoky day in Glenwood Springs; still under air quality advisoryGlenwood Springs still looked a little hazy Wednesday morning as the sun rose o
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 19 days ago
Glenwood Springs still looked a little hazy Wednesday morning as the sun rose over the Roaring Fork Valley. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has the following recommendation: “If smoke is thick or becomes thick in your... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Aspen, Pitkin County under air quality advisory because of western wildfireshas been hanging over the Roaring Fork Valley and the Aspen area since the week
The Aspen Times / Posted 19 days ago
has been hanging over the Roaring Fork Valley and the Aspen area since the weekend but became more noticeable Tuesday. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued the advisory at 2 p.m. Tuesday for Pitkin as well as Moffat,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Hazy skies result in air quality advisorycombined with northwest Colorado fires to turn skies hazy. The air quality adv
Aspen Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
combined with northwest Colorado fires to turn skies hazy. The air quality advisory, issued at 2 p.m. Tuesday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, will be in effect through at least 9 a.m. today. It covers 11... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Thick blanket of smoke covering Colorado likely impacting thousandsof Colorado can pose a serious health risk to certain segments of the populatio
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 20 days ago
of Colorado can pose a serious health risk to certain segments of the population, according to state health officials. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an Air Quality Health Advisory Tuesday as smoke from several... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Smoky haze over Roaring Fork Valley from larger, western firesin the "moderate" category for particulate matter on the Environmental Protecti
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 20 days ago
in the "moderate" category for particulate matter on the Environmental Protection Agency's Air Quality Index (AQI). The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has issued several wildfire smoke advisories around the state,... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Heavy smoke from western fires prompts Front Range health warningsome areas, particulates are at high levels unhealthy for the public at large,
Colorado Daily / Posted 20 days ago
some areas, particulates are at high levels unhealthy for the public at large, according to the "Action Day Alert" from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The elderly, the very young and those in poor health are urged to... Read more
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CBS Denver
Much Cooler Today As Some Of the Smoke Clearsnorth and west will keep it very hazy again on Tuesday. However the air quality
CBS Denver / Posted 20 days ago
north and west will keep it very hazy again on Tuesday. However the air quality will be better compared to Monday when the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment declared the air “unhealthy for everyone”. For Tuesday it’s being... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Heavy smoke from western fires prompts Front Range health warningsome areas, particulates are at high levels unhealthy for the public at large,
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
some areas, particulates are at high levels unhealthy for the public at large, according to the "Action Day Alert" from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The elderly, the very young and those in poor health are urged to... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Smoke, ozone trouble those with breathing issues in Lovelandtourists, said Dr. Jamie Teumer, medical director of the emergency department a
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
tourists, said Dr. Jamie Teumer, medical director of the emergency department at Medical Center of the Rockies. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an air quality health advisory Sunday for counties along the... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley under air quality health advisory for wildfire smokecities below 7,000 feet in eastern Colorado are under an air quality health adv
Greeley Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
cities below 7,000 feet in eastern Colorado are under an air quality health advisory for wildfire smoke, issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The Big Red wildfire, in northeast Routt County, has burned almost 600... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Scott eyes field inspector levels for oil and gasinspector levels. “I think they have a lot of other field staff that don’t sho
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
inspector levels. “I think they have a lot of other field staff that don’t show as inspectors,” he said, adding that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment also inspects oil and gas facilities. He said it’s also possible that... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 3, 2017on the Air Quality Control Commission’s upcoming oil and gas regulatory rulemak
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
on the Air Quality Control Commission’s upcoming oil and gas regulatory rulemaking hearing. I want to assure them that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is committed to a fair and impartial rulemaking process founded on sound... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Health department issues ozone alert through Sunday along entire Front Rangeincrease fine particulates and add to poor visibility. The alert remains in ef
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 23 days ago
increase fine particulates and add to poor visibility. The alert remains in effect until 4 p.m. Sunday, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announcement. Active children and adults, and people with lung disease... Read more
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