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Brian Woods, manager of the Clifton Sanitation District, describes how its plant would further clean wastewater from the oil and gas fields after the water is treated at private facility that would be built on the treatment plant site. The Denver company that would build that facility is seeking a conditional-use permit from the Mesa County Commission.


Public treatment plant would help clean oil, gas wastewater

Mesa County planning commissioners will consider a conditional-use permit Thursday for a facility that would team with the Clifton Sanitation District for the first-of-its-kind partnership for treatment of oil and gas production water in Colorado.

Rock Jam to segue into new festival

Rock ‘n roll may never die, but it seems the long-running Rock Jam music festival has met that decidedly certain fate. Local fans of the festival took to social media to weigh in on the news Tuesday, after an email was sent to ticket-holders of the 2014 event about the cancellation. In the email, the new organizers of the former Rock Jam said the classic hard rock festival that takes place late each summer in Mack has been canceled for 2014 and would not return.


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