environment http://kvnf.org en "Uranium Drive-In" Tells Story of Struggling But Hopeful West End http://kvnf.org/post/uranium-drive-tells-story-struggling-hopeful-west-end <p></p><p>Residents from Montrose County’s West End recently gathered for a screening of <a href="http://vimeo.com/39856450">“Uranium Drive-In,”</a> a documentary that tells the story of the ill-fated <a href="http://www.energyfuels.com/development_projects/pinon_ridge/">Piñon Ridge Uranium Mill,</a> and a tight-knit community desperate for jobs and some hint of a brighter economy.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 19:52:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 21249 at http://kvnf.org "Uranium Drive-In" Tells Story of Struggling But Hopeful West End Local Motion: Mobile Air Quality Monitoring in the North Fork Valley http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-mobile-air-quality-monitoring-north-fork-valley <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on the program we talk with Aspen Public Radio's Elise Thatcher, who was recently in the North Fork Valley reporting on a </span><a href="http://www.citizensforahealthycommunity.org/news/chc-announces-cutting-edge-air-sampling-project" style="line-height: 1.5;">mobile air quality monitoring study</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> being coordinated by Citizens for a Healthy Community and the Endocrine Disruption Exchange, or </span>TEDX<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 04:14:01 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19106 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: Mobile Air Quality Monitoring in the North Fork Valley Hickenlooper Proposes New Oil And Gas Air Quality Regulations http://kvnf.org/post/hickenlooper-proposes-new-oil-and-gas-air-quality-regulations Calling them ‘groundbreaking,’ Governor John Hickenlooper&#160;proposed new statewide air quality rules for oil and gas drilling Monday. The rules aim to reduce air pollution from methane emissions.<p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:46:55 +0000 Bente Birkeland 18801 at http://kvnf.org Hickenlooper Proposes New Oil And Gas Air Quality Regulations Climate Change Measured on Open Spaces near Aspen http://kvnf.org/post/climate-change-measured-open-spaces-near-aspen <p>In the future, the forests surrounding Aspen will look different. Already, mountain shrubs are replacing some Aspen stands and changing the complexion of the area, likely due to due a warming climate.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Neighboring </span>Pitkin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County is now tracking these shifts on open space properties.&nbsp; Two local non-profit organizations are helping. The new data is thanks to a pair of towers that’s tracking things like soil moisture and temperature.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:36:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 18539 at http://kvnf.org Climate Change Measured on Open Spaces near Aspen Local Motion: North Fork Air Quality Study http://kvnf.org/post/local-motion-north-fork-air-quality-study <p>Today on Local Motion we talk with three of the people involved with the North Fork Air Quality Study, a year-long project put together by CU-Boulder, the Western Slope Conservation Center and the Delta County School District.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The project will use low-cost, portable and permanent monitoring devices to get baseline measurements of air quality in the North Fork Valley.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:42:04 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17875 at http://kvnf.org Local Motion: North Fork Air Quality Study KVNF Local Newscast: Monday, August 5, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-monday-august-5-2013 <p><strong>Headlines:</strong></p><ul><li>Toll Lanes Likely to be Included in I-70 Updates</li><li>Bernie Herpin to Challenge John Morse in September Recall</li><li>White Buffalo Farm Allegedly Involved in Dumped Chickens near Paonia</li><li>Business-as-usual at Western Skyways Engine Maintenance Facility, Despite FAA Probe</li><li>Overturned Tanker Truck Spills 4,000 Gallons of Gasoline on Loveland Pass Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:40:40 +0000 Brian Cambria 14072 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Backyard Bees http://kvnf.org/post/iseechange-backyard-bees <p>As awareness about the critical role bees play in agriculture grows, so has interest in backyard bee keeping. For KVNF and the iSeeChange project, Julia Kumari Drapkin looks into questions that North Fork Valley beekeepers have about bee swarms this year.</p><p>You can see a video of Rita Clagett’s honeybees on the iSeeChange and the KVNF Facebook pages. Stay tuned for more iSeeChange animal stories later this month.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 18:26:26 +0000 Christy Eller 105 at http://kvnf.org iSeeChange: Backyard Bees