February 2013 Blog Posts (5)

A Ban within reach..

Hello Transition,

Frack Free Fort Collins (FFFC) has victory within reach.  Have you ever swung a baseball bat before or attempted to draw a perfect line?  With enough inertia, yet without a follow, through these types of actions in life can yield bitter failure.

This is the case with regard to a ban on fracking in Fort Collins.  FFFC and their efforts have achieved great success.  We finally have a tangible ban within our grasp.  Members of City Council are placing a ban on…

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Added by Frack Free FC Admin on February 18, 2013 at 11:43am — No Comments

High Park Fire Pollution Rivaled Worst Days in Mexico City, Los Angeles

Particulate matter from the summer's devastating High Park Fire exceeded some of the worst air pollution days in Mexico City or Los Angeles over the past decade, say Colorado State University researchers, who are giving scientists additional quantitative data on the fire's impact.…

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Added by Conrad Hall on February 4, 2013 at 5:07pm — No Comments

CSU Finishes Sixth Overall in National Recycling Competition

CSU Finishes Sixth Overall in National Recycling Competition

http://sustainability.colostate.edu/newsroom/recycling_competition

Added by Conrad Hall on February 4, 2013 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Colorado’s Green Industry Donates $100,000 to Support CSU Horticulture Research

Colorado’s Green Industry Donates $100,000 to Support CSU Horticulture Research (http://sustainability.colostate.edu/newsroom/CSU_Horticulture_Research_Support)

Added by Conrad Hall on February 4, 2013 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Colorado Communities Take on Fight Against Energy Land Leases

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/us/colorado-communities-take-on-fight-against-energy-land-leases.html?ref=earth&_r=1&

Matthew Staver for The New York Times

Wayne Talmage, an organic farmer in Paonia, Colo., said he worried about the town’s…

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Added by Conrad Hall on February 4, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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