Ute Mountain Utes tackle environmental issues

Ute Mountain Utes tackle environmental issues

Buildings cleared, old leaking landfill will be capped
Quinton Jacket, brownfields coordinator for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, explains a tricky demolition project in Towaoc. The 120-foot smoke stack is left over from a historic coal-fired heating system, but it is deteriorating and needs to be removed.
An old tire dump and abandoned landfill on the outskirts of Towaoc are being cleaned up by the tribe’s environmental department.

Ute Mountain Utes tackle environmental issues

Quinton Jacket, brownfields coordinator for the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, explains a tricky demolition project in Towaoc. The 120-foot smoke stack is left over from a historic coal-fired heating system, but it is deteriorating and needs to be removed.
An old tire dump and abandoned landfill on the outskirts of Towaoc are being cleaned up by the tribe’s environmental department.
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