June 8, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Glenwood Springs Post Independent "Commissioners don't see need for water quality testing well in Silt"

Now this...is the way GarCo Commissioner meetings should be reported.  Nelson Harvey's done a terrific job of quickly lining out the meeting highlights while at the same time not putting any 'fluff' (or yellow ink..depends on how you look at it) around the hotter topics.

Nice job, PI!  Keep it up...over and over and over again...please.

Nelson Harvey:
"GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado — The Garfield Board of County Commissioners appears unwilling to fund construction of a water quality testing well on the property of Silt landowner Lisa Bracken, who claims that gas from a seep has contaminated her water supply.

Bracken, who detected the seep near her home on Divide Creek in 2008, asked the commissioners in a public comment period at their Monday meeting to fund a testing well. Her request comes after a consultant retained by the county to investigate the 2008 seep determined it came from natural, not human, causes.

“We have a lot of other experts who are saying that we're monitoring it, and things are OK,” Commissioner John Martin told Bracken. “I know this is dear to you, but my best advice is to visit with the Colorado..." (Read more?  Click title)

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