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May 4, 1988 | TAMARA JONES, Times Staff Writer
Back in its saloon-brawling days, Denver used to advertise for consumptive settlers, and lured what became known as a "one-lunged army" across the prairie with promises of healthful mountain air. Denver's Board of Trade boasted of "instantaneous relief and rapid and permanent cure" for the sickly in the Gold Rush boom town. In 1872, the circus impresario P. T.
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October 2, 1991 | RON HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thus far, it has been an environmental turnaround so dramatic that it is difficult to imagine it happened here. Not here, not in a city and state where restriction and regulation are fighting words. Yet, in a scant five years, Denver, whose pollution problems at one point had surpassed even those of Los Angeles, has gone so far in cleaning up its act that it has become a model for the nation's anti-pollution efforts.
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October 31, 1988 | Associated Press
The Denver metropolitan area heads into its fifth annual Better Air Campaign on Tuesday, trying to reduce carbon monoxide levels that are among the highest in the country and threaten its federal highway funds. The campaign, which runs in six counties through Jan. 31, seeks to get residents to cut back on wood burning and reduce the 3.5-million miles driven daily. It will be augmented by state-mandated use of cleaner-burning oxygenated gasoline between Tuesday and Feb. 28.
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October 31, 1988 | Associated Press
The Denver metropolitan area heads into its fifth annual Better Air Campaign on Tuesday, trying to reduce carbon monoxide levels that are among the highest in the country and threaten its federal highway funds. The campaign, which runs in six counties through Jan. 31, seeks to get residents to cut back on wood burning and reduce the 3.5-million miles driven daily. It will be augmented by state-mandated use of cleaner-burning oxygenated gasoline between Tuesday and Feb. 28.
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October 2, 1991 | RON HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thus far, it has been an environmental turnaround so dramatic that it is difficult to imagine it happened here. Not here, not in a city and state where restriction and regulation are fighting words. Yet, in a scant five years, Denver, whose pollution problems at one point had surpassed even those of Los Angeles, has gone so far in cleaning up its act that it has become a model for the nation's anti-pollution efforts.
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May 4, 1988 | TAMARA JONES, Times Staff Writer
Back in its saloon-brawling days, Denver used to advertise for consumptive settlers, and lured what became known as a "one-lunged army" across the prairie with promises of healthful mountain air. Denver's Board of Trade boasted of "instantaneous relief and rapid and permanent cure" for the sickly in the Gold Rush boom town. In 1872, the circus impresario P. T.
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