CVEPA

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    CVEPA Views: Weighing methane capture

    By John Armstrong

    The view from the Dutch Creek Mine Number One, above Redstone, was breathtaking but the air was breathless. The stillness made the constant coursing of the methane gas from the old mine portal even more pronounced. 

    Chris Caskey is a climatologist from Paonia and owner of… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    A responsibility to participate

    By James Steindler

    When it comes to balancing public service with a growing community whilst preserving what that place has to offer, it takes a lot of grit and an exuberant amount of dedication. Dorothea Farris is an authentic example of someone who strives to meetread more →

  • Locations: Letters Published

    Letters - Oct. 14, 2021

    Re: Marble Ski

    The board of the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association would like to thank Lynn Burton and The Sopris Sun for the terrific article on the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Marble Ski Area (Sept. 22, 2021). Entering CVEPA’s 50th year of service,read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Marble Ski Area fight raged 50 years ago

    As Colorado ski areas boomed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, a couple of Denver developers decided they wanted in on the action. They eventually set their sights on Marble, a near ghost town about 25 miles as the crow flies, west-southwest of Aspen.

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  • Locations: News Published

    CVEPA shares perspective

    By James Steindler

    On Aug. 29, the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA) board conducted their annual public meeting at Propaganda Pie in Redstone. Longtime Western State University professor of history Dr. Duane Vandenbusche was the keynote speaker and focused on the importance of water conservationread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    CVEPA contemplates history

    By Suzy Meredith-Orr

    “Water, Lifeblood of the West” is the topic for the 49th annual meeting of the Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA). The meeting is set for Sunday afternoon, Aug. 29, in Redstone. CVEPA is the only group devoted solely to the environmental defense ofread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    CVEPA Views: Regarding Yula Quarry public access

    Opinion by John Armstrong

    Public access to the Yule Creek Marble Quarry has been restored … in a small way. Early January was an odd time of year to open several hundred yards of a snowed-in, uphill road to pedestrian access. Colorado Stone Quarry (CSQ) was overdue in providing the… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Grateful to CDOT

    CVEPA Views
    By John Armstrong

    So often in environmental defense it is necessary to be critical or take the offensive.

    The Crystal Valley Environmental Protection Association (CVEPA) is so pleased to pen a letter of thanks and commendation. Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is responsible…

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