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The Watch features Mining Reclamation cover story

Evolution of Mining: Site remediation efforts protect people and water By Tanya Ishikawa, Special to The Watch Silver and gold. Lead and zinc. Fortune seekers have been excavating the San Juan Mountains for 150 years to extract profitable, shiny minerals. … Continue reading

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$3,000 raised by Fly Fishing Film Tour & Uncompahgre River Benefit co-hosted by RIGS, Trout Unlimited and UWP

Check out a few articles about the benefit and the project that the raised funds will support. Alternative Power proposes panel permit simplification by Dalton Carver, dalton@ouraynews.com The building permit process for solar panel construction may change, after testimony from … Continue reading

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Mining Conference co-organized by UWP featured in the Montrose Mirror & The Watch

SAN JUAN MINING & RECLAMATION CONFERENCE WILL BE AUG. 4 Special to the Mirror DURANGO–Ouray Silver Mines Chief Op-erating Officer Brian Briggs and environ-mental consultant Briana Greer will pre-sent a miner’s approach to environmental stewardship at the San Juan Mining … Continue reading

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Montrose Daily Press photographs UWP appreciating our lake

Volunteers from the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership participated in Lake Appreciation Day at Ridgway State Park on Saturday, July 16, providing information about the watershed and sharing a little Upper Uncompahgre River Watershed music.

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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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