CORE is championed by Rep. Joe Neguse and Senators Bennet and Hickenlooper.
Energy and Mining
Local citizens and conservation groups under the banner of SaveFremontCounty.org have protested this project. Colorado Department of Reclamation, Mining, and Safety (CDRMS) received over 300 public objections! CDRMS has until December to review the mining application and public comments, and possibly make a decision.
This rare butterly lives only in a few drainages along the South Platte River.