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New report ranks Denver #10 in nation for solar power as state regulators examine how to value distributed solar
Solar-powered auto body shop joins Environment Colorado to call for more solar

Today, Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. The report ranks Denver 10th in the nation for installed solar as well as in solar capacity per capita. Environment Colorado was joined at Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center by Mary Beth Susman, President of the Denver City Council; Rebecca Cantwell, Senior Program Director with COSEIA, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association; and Steve Mancinelli, owner of 100% solar-powered auto body shop Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center, to discuss ways to keep Denver and the rest of Colorado at the forefront of solar energy development.

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News Release | Environment Colorado and Clean Water Action

Fort Collins, Colorado Passes Fracking Ban

In a 5-2 vote on the night of the 19th, the Fort Collins City Council voted to ban fracking within the city limits.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Senator Udall Shows Colorado’s Parks Some Valentine’s Day Love

Today, U.S. Senator Mark Udall joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce a bill to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund on the 50th anniversary of its original introduction.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

100 Day Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Marked with Call for Action on Global Warming

100 days after Superstorm Sandy made landfall, Environment Colorado urges lawmakers to redouble their commitment to global warming. Strong scientific evidence shows that certain types of extreme weather events will become more frequent and/or more severe as a result of global warming.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado State Legislators Applauded for Calling on President Obama to Prioritize Action on Global Warming

16 Colorado legislators joined over 300 state legislators from 40 states to call on President Obama to follow through on his promise to fight climate change in his second term. The list of legislators can be found here.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

President Recommits to Tackling Global Warming in Inaugural Address

The President made a seminal proclamation in his inauguration speech, promising to "respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so will betray our children and future generations."

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