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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

Connecting Transportation to the Clean Energy Economy Town hall meeting focuses on the future of America’s transportation system

A town hall meeting and panel discussion set for April 15 in Glenwood Springs will give residents the chance to learn about transportation and the clean energy economy, and provide input to help shape the next federal transportation bill.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Historic U.S. House Energy Bill Fuels Momentum for Action

A major draft bill released today by Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and Energy & Environment Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey (D-MA) sets the stage for Congress to pass historic energy and global warming legislation, according to Environment Colorado. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Extreme Weather Increases Toxic Waste Cleanup Costs

Extreme weather, caused in part by global warming, is increasing the health threat posed by the country’s most toxic waste sites, known as Superfund sites.  

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Clean energy to recharge Colorado’s economic engine

This statement is in response to an announcement by the Governor’s Energy Office that they are establishing a process to support projects through the funds provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

EPA can jump start Clean Cars to fight global warming

Tomorrow, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hear testimony on allowing 14 states to move forward on a strong clean cars standard that the Bush administration had been blocking.

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