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APTOPIX Italy Quake
The body of a victim is pulled out of the rubble following an earthquake in Amatrice Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The magnitude 6 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. (0136 GMT) and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome where residents of the capital felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. . (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
This artist's impression shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri. (Photo: ESO/M. Kommesser)
On Monday, crews will begin the first phase of the more than $30 million project rebuilding about 5,100 feet of channel through Garden of the Gods Park and the Rock Ledge Ranch. Dani Ward and Eli Stauffer (left to right) take a walk across a bridge spanning Camp Creek on the southern edge of the Rock Ledge Ranch property on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. photo by Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette
Uranium mine above Kanab CreekNorth of Grand Canyon National Pa
Opened in 1989 and still un-reclaimed in 2014, the Kanab Creek Uranium Mine is one of several in the Grand Canyon area. Photo by Michael Collier, 1991.
Mine Waste Spill Investigation
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine chemical accident, in the spillway about 1/4 mile downstream from the mine, outside Silverton, Colo. The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog says there is an ongoing criminal investigation into last year's massive wastewater spill from the abandoned Colorado gold mine. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Duckwood Pound at Fountain Creek Regional Park experiences a green algae bloom every summer. Photo by Rachel Riley.
Yellowstone River Closure
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2004 file photo, two fly fishermen and an oarsman test their angling skills as they float down the Yellowstone River near Pine Creek, Mont., fishing access. Montana is closing a 175-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River to all recreational activities to prevent the spread of a parasite that is believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish, authorities said Friday., Aug. 19, 2016. (Garrett Cheen/The Livingston Enterprise via AP, File)
The entrance to Hubbard Cave near Glenwood Springs. Photo by Richard Rhinehart via the Glenwood Springs Post-Independent.
The Pikes Peak Cam looking over Colorado Springs shows some haze over the city. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and Regional Air Quality Council issued an alert Wednesday for high ground-level ozone concentrations for areas including Colorado Springs.