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The Reporter Two-Way: Homes, businesses can threaten river

May 29, 2017

Manicured lawns along the Roaring Fork can cause damage to the riverbank and increase the flow of pollutants into the river.
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The Roaring Fork River is on Colorado’s list of impaired rivers, so City of Aspen officials are working on a plan to improve the health of the waterway. In the third conversation of a series, environment reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy and producer Christin Kay discuss how homes and businesses have damaged some of the important areas riparian along the river.