Tag: denver

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Facilities Fight Contamination in the Face of New Import Policies

March 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

With China’s National Sword policy increasing the standard for contamination in plastic waste imports, recycling facilities across the country are working to clean up their end products or find new buyers. Such a task is more difficult than it may […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

US agency approves Denver water utility’s dam expansion

July 11, 2017

Via: American Infrastructure

A federal agency has approved a plan by Denver’s water utility to raise the height of an existing Colorado dam by 131 feet (40 meters) and nearly triple the amount of water it stores. The Army Corps of Engineers announced […]

Infrastructure, Public Transport

It Shouldn’t Take Years to Complete the Broadway Bike Lane

March 6, 2017

Via: NYC Streets Blog

Back in 2015, BikeDenver released this map of bike lanes to nowhere. Though Denver’s bike network has grown over the last couple of years, there’s still no safe, comfortable north-south bike connection through the heart of the city. That’s why the […]