The Chaffee County Commissioners approved a contract for Denver-based Harvey Economics to conduct an economic impact study of Nestlé Waters North America’s local operations.
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As previously reported, the Arkansas River Basin Water Forum recently recognized Terry Scanga with the Bob Appel “Friend of the Arkansas” Award.
Upper Arkansas Water Conservancy District General Manager Terry Scanga received the 2020 Bob Appel “Friend of the Arkansas” Award today at a small gathering in Salida.
A group of local residents have been working to organize and coordinate efforts to improve watershed health and resiliency in the Upper Arkansas River Basin, leading to the recent formation of the Upper Arkansas Watershed Partnership.
Hippie Radio to broadcast ‘Salida’s Next Last Waltz’ on Thanksgiving, Sunday.
County Commissioners continue permit hearing; decision likely months away.
In the Tuesday session of the Nestlé Waters North America permit hearing, Chaffee County Commissioners heard public comments, discussed 1041 permit standards, voted to continue the public hearing at 1 p.m. Nov. 17, and adjourned to executive session to receive legal advice.
Chaffee County Commissioners began deliberations in the Nestlé Waters North America 1041 permit hearing Thursday, Nov. 5, and continued the hearing until 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10.
The Thursday night session in the Nestlé Waters North America 1041 permit hearing began with the opposition group responding to County Commissioners’ questions and ended with Nestlé representatives responding to comments opposing the permit.
The Nestlé Waters North America 1041 permit hearing continued Thursday morning and evening with a majority of speakers expressing opposition to a permit extension.