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Posts Tagged ‘jefferson parkway’

Plutonium and the Jefferson Parkway: Another Look

Plutonium and the Jefferson Parkway:  Another Look

In an article published in the Blue Line a few days ago, I reported incorrect results from citizen sampling for plutonium in soil in the area at Rocky Flats proposed for construction of the Jefferson Parkway.  The sampling effort was initiated by [...]

Jefferson Parkway Inches Closer to Reality

Jefferson Parkway Inches Closer to Reality

It's been quite a week on the Jefferson Parkway front. Consider: Fish & Wildlife clears the way for the Jefferson Parkway Deciding against an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Parkway/land-transfer matter, FWS (Fish and Wildlife) [...]

Audacious Happening at Rocky Flats

Audacious Happening at Rocky Flats

Last week two specialists hired by the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center collected 40+ samples at Rocky Flats, primarily along the eastern edge of  the site on land proposed for the privately financed Jefferson Parkway. Earlier studies showed [...]

PLAN-Boulder Takes on the Jefferson Parkway

PLAN-Boulder Takes on the Jefferson Parkway

PLAN-Boulder County sent the following letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today (July 28, 2011). PLAN-Boulder County is an organization of several hundred citizens established more than 50 years ago to advocate responsible [...]

Open Letter to the Boulder County Commissioners: Jefferson Parkway

Open Letter to the Boulder County Commissioners: Jefferson Parkway

I intended to be present yesterday, Tuesday, April 26, when you made the fateful decision that Boulder County Commissioners will no longer oppose the Jefferson Parkway. But I could find no information anywhere on the County Commissioners' web site [...]

Denver Post | Jeffco talks to Spanish firm about toll road

Denver Post | Jeffco talks to Spanish firm about toll road

Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority officials said Monday that they are talking to a Madrid-based construction firm Isolux Corsán about financing, building and operating the 10-mile toll road in Jefferson County.The authority has touted the [...]

Denver Post | Jefferson Parkway authority to buy Rocky Flats parcel

Denver Post | Jefferson Parkway authority to buy Rocky Flats parcel

Jefferson Parkway directors, who represent Arvada, Broomfield and Jefferson County, agreed to buy a roughly 3.5-mile long and 300-foot wide sliver of the wildlife refuge — about 100 acres — for $28,000 an acre, a total of $2.8 [...]

Highway 93: Victories, Setbacks and Opportunities

Highway 93: Victories, Setbacks and Opportunities

Boulder County has been opposed to the Jefferson Parkway toll road – and its many previous iterations – for more than two decades. Earlier versions called for a road alignment north of Rocky Flats, running through southern Boulder County, then [...]

Council Passes Jefferson Parkway Resolution

Council Passes Jefferson Parkway Resolution

UPDATE: Text of the final resolution is posted below. Will the Jefferson Parkway be built or not?  Does Boulder have any leverage or not?  Is the proposed route of the parkway contaminated with plutonium or not?  The December 21, 2010 [...]

Section 16: Not an Opportunity to Miss

Section 16: Not an Opportunity to Miss

Soon after I was elected to the Boulder City Council in 1995, I was dismayed and very concerned when a citizen involved with the Rocky Flats Local Impacts Initiative (RFLII), a congressionally supported group tasked with determining future uses on [...]

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