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Astronomers look to protect Earth’s dark skies

SPACE!

Rachael Gleason for Midland Reporter-Telegram, Texas A West Texas astronomical observatory known for discovering the largest supermassive black hole is facing the threat of growing cities and increased oil and gas play lighting up the horizon. McDonald Observatory celebrates 75 years of research and public outreach this year with a $30 million upgrade to its Hobby-Eberly Telescope. Once completed in ...

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Greeley to get new fire training facility with oil and gas safety training

By Sharon Dunn | The Greeley Tribune The Greeley Fire Department is $635,000 closer to getting a new training facility, thanks to a state grant that offsets the impacts of energy development. Greeley fire officials for years have said their current training building, at 23rd Avenue and Reservoir Road, is insufficient and has started to fall apart. The Colorado Department of ...

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Talk begins of high-level radioactive waste in Andrews

waste

In a meeting with Andrews civic leaders, Waste Control Specialists representatives recently floated the idea of storing high-level radioactive waste at their local collection site, if the community approves. “It is something that if we had the community support of, at WCS we would be interested in being a part of that,” said Chuck McDonald, a spokesman for the company. ...

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