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Colorado 9th in the Nation for Solar Jobs Last Year
Nationwide solar employment growing 10 times faster than rest of the economy

Colorado has more than 3,600 people employed manufacturing and installing pollution-free solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census released by The Solar Foundation. According to the analysis, Colorado ranks 9th in the nation for solar jobs. 

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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