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UWP seeks part-time watershed improvement project manager

The Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ridgway, Colorado, is seeking a qualified person or entity to fill a part-time contract position to develop, manage and implement new watershed improvement projects in Ouray County, Colorado. By necessity, the … Continue reading

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Plaindealer features 2016 summer mine remediation work

Projects use creative techniques to mitigate mine pollution by Tori Sheets tori@ouraynews.com      Sneffels Creek will run more clearly after completion of a bank stabilization project designed to divert the creek away from mine tailings at the abandoned Atlas Mill. The mill … Continue reading

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Mining & Rec. Conference 2016 Keynote Topic Announced

Unintended consequences related to abandoned underground mines will be the keynote lunch address at the San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference in Durango, Colo. on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. Speaking from 25 years of professional experience, mining consultant and Colorado School … Continue reading

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UWP mine remediation projects noted in Good Samaritan Law article

No protection for Good Samaritans just yet By Tori Sheets, tori@ouraynews.com Abandoned mines will not clean themselves, but neither will third party groups when they can be held responsible for the environmental damage given off by the mines as soon as they start cleaning them. … Continue reading

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