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A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by certain activist groups that sought to block the opening of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge to the public. You can read The Denver Post article for more information and, for greater detail, read the attached court documents.v ..
Boulder Resident Reed Baily argues in the Boulder Camera that activists focused on Rocky Flats should learn the scientific facts and stop fear mongering. Click here to read this entire guest commentary...
Among the many ways the federal government maintains the Rocky Flats area is through an aerial survey that cover nearly 132 square miles. The complete aerial survey report is available on the Department of Energy web site. Click here. ..
The Associated Press and Denver Post reported that the federal government’s latest five-year review of ongoing environmental remediation at the former Rocky Flats plant site shows that the area continues to be “protective of human health and the environment.” The land surrounding the cleaned-up..
When Candelas resident Eric Griffiths retired from his chiropractic career it afforded him the time and opportunity to fulfill one of his long-time avocations – painting. That pursuit has produced a beautiful vision of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge where, one day, the buffalo again might..