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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October 6 - GARFIELD COUNTY/GLENWOOD CANYON DELAYS TODAY -Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will have intermittent closures of Interstate 70 between Grizzly Creek/mile marker 121, and Hanging Lake Tunnel/mile marker 125, today for helicopter operations in Glenwood Canyon. CDOT anticipates between five and seven stops today, each less than 20 minutes. Stops will include pedestrian stops along the Glenwood Canyon bike path.
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.
A current phone scam involves a caller representing himself or herself as a Garfield County deputy. The caller explains a family member has warrants and fines, and tries to obtain a credit card number.
In October, there will be four webinar training sessions to introduce investors to our online tax lien sale. The webinars will give step-by-step instructions about participating in the tax lien sale online. Registration is required.
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-|