The deadly winter storm, christened Elliott by the Weather Channel, that tore through much of the United States over the Christmas weekend placed a huge strain on the American electric grid, pushing it past the breaking point in some places.
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Enough Power in a Heat Wave in 2025? State Officials Wonder.
Would there be electricity sufficient to meet the demand in Aspen, Boulder, and Sterling? Grand Junction, Alamosa, and Steamboat Springs? Amid this record heat, would Coloradans be left without electricity as occurred with the rolling blackouts in California during 2020?”
Obstacles Preventing Water Access for the City of Thornton
Being the sixth populous area of Colorado one would imagine that the city of Thornton would have access to an abundance of water. They do, but unfortunately the water supply is located 70 miles north from the city in western Larimer County.
Colorado Is Benefiting From President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation
The Biden-Harris Administration got right to work implementing the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, and it is already yielding results for Colorado residents.
Investing in the Present and Future of Transportation in Colorado
According to the report card, low investments in operation, maintenance, expansion, and innovation, as well as a state gas tax that has not increased since 1991, has made 22 percent of Colorado’s roads in poor condition.
New Water Cuts Announced by Feds After Colorado River Basin States Miss Deadline for Agreement
Federal officials on Tuesday moved to implement a series of emergency cuts to water use in the Colorado River Basin, after seven Western states missed a deadline to come up with a plan to do it on their own.