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1 year 9 months ago

City fracking ban unlikely

COLORADO SPRINGS - Energy companies may soon be drilling for oil and natural gas near Colorado Springs neighborhoods. City Council held a work session Tuesday hear from members of the state oil and gas commission about new environmental restrictions on drilling. Oil companies have expressed interest in drilling wells...

3 years 6 months ago

Wyo. high snowpack levels bring flooding concerns

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming climatologists say they're grateful for above-average snowpack levels to help with drought conditions but they're wary about potential flooding. Several basins were listed as "high" risk for flooding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The forecast is for when snow melts in the...

4 years 1 month ago

FDA commissioner: cook your eggs

An over-easy egg should make you uneasy -- according to the head of the Food and Drug Administration. Margaret Hamburg says consumers should strictly avoid runny yolks, as investigators continue their probe of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 1,300 people. About a half billion eggs have been...

4 years 11 months ago

Low clouds a concern for shuttle launch

Skies are clouding up a bit, so the chance of acceptable weather for today's launch of the shuttle Atlantis is now listed at just 70 percent. Low clouds are the main concern for the mid-afternoon liftoff from Florida's Cape Canaveral. The shuttle is fueled up, and the countdown remains on...

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