Drought raises new concerns

Outlet: The Pueblo Chieftain

May 19, 2011

Even as some parts of the state brace for possible flooding from a massive snow season, new concern about the severity of drought on the Eastern Plains and Rio Grande basin is mounting. State agencies have recommended to Gov. John Hickenlooper the activation of an agricultural impact task force in response to a drought that continues in 60 percent of the state…

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