Items by Timothy Lange

Tampering with the elements: success or failure?
The issue of who is legally responsible if something goes awry when cloud seeders and other weather changers are at work is unresolved in Colorado and elsewhere.
Tailings, pollution haunt uranium company town
Uravan, Colorado, wholly owned by the metals division of Union Carbide, faces serious pollution problems caused by operation of one of the oldest uranium mills in America.
New kind of 'public interest' group pushes growth
Although Denver-based Mountain States Legal Foundation describes itself as a public interest legal group, it advocates for private property rights and free enterprise.
Boulder smolders as growth struggle continues
Although Boulder, Colorado's growth-limiting ordinance passed nearly three years ago, there has been no cooling of the controversy about its philosophy and consequences.
Yellowcake spilled; clean up slow, disorganized
A highway accident on Colorado's southeastern plains resulted in a spill of ground-up concentrate of uranium oxide, raising danger of radiation poisoning in the vicinity.
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