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Reconnaissance for Uraniferous Rocks in Northwestern Colorado, Southwestern Wyoming, and Northeastern Utah

Description: The following report covers a reconnaissance for new discoveries of radioactive lignite deposits in the Green River Basin and Uinta Basin of Wyoming and Utah where similar discoveries to previous studies in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming were made. Additionally, there were new prospects examined, as well as reconnaissance for uranium deposits.
Date: July 1952
Creator: Beroni, E. P. & McKeown, F. A.

Waterlogging in an Alluvial Aquifer near Lake Minnequa, Pueblo, Colorado

Description: Abstract: The Lake Minnequa area, located immediately south of the Arkansas River, is mantled with as much as 46 feet (14 meters) of alluvium covering bedrock of Pierre Shale and Niobrara Formation. Surface water enters the area by the Minnequa Canal and the St. Charles Flood Ditch. The water is stored in Lake Minnequa and other reservoirs. Seepage from St. Charles Reservoirs No. 2 and No. 3 is the major source of water to the alluvial aquifer. The depth of the water table ranges from 0 to 40 feet (0 to 12.2 meters). A 0.5-square-mile (1.3-square-kilometers) area immediately south of Lake Minnequa has a water table less than 6 feet (1.8 meters) below land surface. Lake Minnequa is the principal cause of the shallow water table and resulting waterlogged soil. The bedrock hill east of Lake Minnequa and ground-water flow also contribute to the problem. To eliminate the waterlogging problem, the water table would have to be at least 6 feet (1.8 meters) below land surface. Possible alternatives for eliminating the problem include lowering the water, level in Lake Minnequa, placing a network of dewaterinq wells, or constructing a drainage system in the waterlogged area.
Date: July 1976
Creator: Emmons, Patrick J.

Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 07/22/2005 to Chairman Principi and all Commissioners from Senators and Representatives from Colorado

Description: Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 07/22/2005 to Chairman Principi and all Commissioners from Senators Wayne Allard and Ken Salazar, and Representatives Joel Hefley, Diana DeGette, Tom Tancredo, Mark Udall, Bob Beauprez, John Salazar, and Marilyn Musgrave expressing their disappointment in the recent BRAC vote which added DFAS Denver to the list of installations to be considered for closure.
Date: July 27, 2005

Carnotite Resources of the Legin Group Area, San Miguel County, Colorado

Description: From abstract: The Legin group area comprises five privately owned claims, nine Government claims, and some public land. The area is in parts of secs. 28 and 29, T. 43 N., R. 19 W., New Mexico principal meridian, San Miguel County, Colo. It is about 45 miles from the Government mill at Monticello, Utah, and 50 miles from the Vanadium Corporation of America mill at Naturita, Colo. The Legin group area has yielded a total production of more than 18,000 short tons of carnotite ore that averaged 0.32 percent U30 and 2.5 percent V 205 . Most of this production was accomplished during the years from 1935 to 1944, and from 1949 to October 1951.
Date: July 1952
Creator: Bell, Henry