Ozone standards The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revised the federal air quality standards for ozone, lowering the threshold to 70 parts per billion (ppb). The decision challenges Colorado's Front Range and Denver-metro areas, which didn't meet the previous standard.
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Mail thefts in Garfield County are occuring countywide and along the Roaring Fork Valley in Pitkin County. Thieves are targeting private mailboxes, banks of "secure" neighborhood mailboxes, and mail collection boxes.
A Planning Commission public hearing on three applications for 53 URSA Operating Company natural gas wells and pipelines in Battlement Mesa is continued to October 28. Audio from Wednesday's hearing is online.
LiveWell Garfield County has recently awarded $19,457 to local entities, in the second installment of mini-grants for 2015 to enhance projects on gardening, reading education, and nutritional education.
Parachute Veterinary Clinic will provide pet vaccinations Saturday, October 3, for ten dollars, supported by the Garfield County Sheriff's Office. Vaccinations for dogs and cats are available from 10 am to 2 pm.
Garfield County New Energy in the Wild West: This is the official website of Garfield County government in west central Colorado. The county covers nearly two million acres, ranging from rugged alpine mountains to high mountain desert plateaus - about 60% public lands. Home to approximately 56,000 people, Garfield County boasts incredible outdoor adventures, a premier seasonal climate and has major rail, interstate and air access. Industries include energy development, tourism, ranching and farming. more-|