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Colorado State Newsletter Newsletter for Saturday June 30, 2012


Colorado State Newsletter Newsletter for Saturday June 30, 2012 ( 10 items )  

'Shine A Light' Ad Campaign Calls For County Transparency
DENVER, June 28 -- The Clean Water Action issued the following news release: A new ad campaign (http://nomoreemptypromises.com/petition/) by the Checks and Balances Project calls on county commissioners in Colorado and Utah to stop closed-door meetings with oil shale lobbyists on the taxpayer dime. "The public business should be done in public. We launched today's ad campaign to 'Shine a Light' on the backroom deals with oil shale companies like Red Leaf. We're also calling on Uintah Cou  more

Colorado Wildfires Continue to Burn, Long-Term Impacts to Watershed Must be Addressed
WASHINGTON, June 29 -- The National Farmers Union issued the following news release: Today National Farmers Union (http://www.nfu.org/) (NFU) President Roger Johnson, in Colorado for NFU's All-States Leadership Camp, and Rocky Mountain Farmers Union (RMFU) President Kent Peppler expressed support to those who are being affected by the devastating wildfires burning in Colorado. "NFU is deeply concerned about the long-term impacts to the watershed in the areas affected by wildfires in the We  more

CUAid Activated for CUs Affected by Colorado Wildfires
WASHINGTON, June 29 -- The National Credit Union Foundation issued the following news release: The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) has activated the online disaster relief system CUAid.coop to raise money for credit union people affected by the wildfires in Colorado. "The impact of the Colorado wildfires on the community is an immediate concern," said Scott Earl, President/CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association. "With more than 32,000 people evacuated and 350 structures   more

Dan Burkhart, Founder of NBAA's Regional Program, Retires
WASHINGTON, June 29 -- The National Business Aviation Association issued the following news release: Business aviation veteran Dan Burkhart, who joined the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) in 1998 to create NBAA's Regional Program, will retire from his post as the director of regional representatives for the organization, effective July 6. "Dan Burkhart has been a dedicated leader in developing and growing NBAA's Regional Programs to create a recognized national network that w  more

Delgaudio: Roberts Was Lawless Before He Joined the Court and is Lawless Now
FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 29 -- Public Advocate of the United States issued the following news release: In 2005, Public Advocate President Eugene Delgaudio held a news conference and condemned and opposed Judge Roberts to the Supreme Court and explained the lawless nature of Robert's participation in a law suit to overturn a referendum as an impeachable offense for a judge and a unethical practice by a private attorney. This was supported by several legal scholars in 2005. See below Decis  more

ELCA Congregations Face Challenges After a Week of Natural Disasters
CHICAGO, June 29 -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America issued the following news release: After a week of natural disaster across the United States, the congregations and ministries of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) are now in the process of assessing damages and getting to work in the recovery process. In Colorado, where four separate wildfires have consumed over 20,000 acres of land, the Rev. Julie Britsch of Christ the King Lutheran Church, an ELCA congr  more

Heat, Drought Spark Wildfire Danger in Missouri
COLUMBIA, Mo., June 29 -- The University of Missouri College of Food & Natural Resources issued the following news release: Wildfire season in Missouri typically runs from late March to early May, but hot, dry conditions this year puts the state at heightened risk of wildfire into summer and perhaps beyond, says a University of Missouri Extension state forester. "This summer is beginning to remind me of the extreme fire conditions we had in Missouri back in 1980," said Hank Stelzer. Dro  more

NMSU Establishes Food Safety Blog Spot to Inform Public of Food Recalls
LAS CRUCES, N.M., June 29 -- New Mexico State University issued the following news release: "Now what was that food recall I heard on the car radio?" If this question has ever occurred to you, now there is a quick and easy way to find hazardous food recalls or food safety alerts issued by the federal government. The Southwest Border Food Safety and Defense Center, housed at New Mexico State University, and the New Mexico Food Protection Alliance have established a blog spot where food r  more

UW's Ogden Receives Pentagon Grant to Research Subsurface Soil Flows Along Panama Canal
LARAMIE, Wyo., June 29 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: By this time next year, a sea captain who safely navigates his cargo ship through the Panama Canal may want to tip his cap to Fred Ogden. The University of Wyoming engineering professor has received a $68,000 instrumentation grant from the Pentagon to help study subsurface flows through soil along the Panama Canal. Ogden, UW's Cline Distinguished Chair in the Department of Civil & Architectural Engine  more

Why I Give: A Family Story
WASHINGTON, June 29 -- Obama for America issued the following blog posted by Isaac Stanley-Becker: "My family and friends are so grateful to President Obama," explains Stephen, a student and single dad living in Colorado. "I was unemployed, and because of the President's insistence on protecting unemployment insurance, I was able to get a little bit of extra money, just enough to take care of my daughter and put food on the table. My sister is a hair stylist who was able to start her own s  more




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