Concerns Remain as Boulder Approves Rocky Flats Trail

Boulder County government leaders have approved construction of trail crossings at the former Rocky Flats Wildlife Refuge saying they want to make it “safer” for users – but as KGNU’s Roz Brown reports, opponents wonder how it can ever be safe when it was the site of plutonium trigger production for 37 years.


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“[Boulder County] had no study session. They held no vote and they held no public hearing despite the fact that they received 119 emails demanding a balanced study session and a sign-on letter opposing the Rocky Mountain Greenway signed on by two elected officials, 61 organizations nationwide and 322 individuals.”

~ Chris Allred, Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center