Federal judge approves Christo’s massive “Over the River” project

January 8, 2015 by  
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Environmental activists team up to battle a famous environmental artist—not your everyday face-off. Unless, that is, the artist is Christo . A recent federal district court case pitted his proposed “ Over the River ” project against the activist group ROAR (Rags Over the Arkansas River ). The $50 million installation would temporarily suspend 5.9 miles of translucent silver fabric panels along a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River in south-central Colorado, much of which is federally-protected habitat for Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, peregrine falcons, and bald eagles. Read the rest of Federal judge approves Christo’s massive “Over the River” project Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Art , bighorn sheep , christo , conservation , eco design , eco-art , ecological damage , environmental activists , environmental art , green art , ROAR , wildlife protection

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An Assault on the Clean Water Act

July 15, 2011 by  
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Sewage-choked Fountain Creek empties into the clear waters of the Arkansas River in Pueblo, Colorado. Photo by Ross Vincent, Sierra Club. The Sierra Club has long had activists in Washington, DC, working to enact laws and policies that will protect our air, land, and water. So while I had been thinking that the Republicans (and some Democrats) in the House of Representatives seemed particularly aggressive about attacking the Environmental Protection Agency and other agencies and policies to repeal environmental laws, this quote fr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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An Assault on the Clean Water Act

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