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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 America

Environment America Applauds Federal Court Ruling Vacating Illegal EPA Power Plant Mercury Cap and Trade Rule

 A federal appeals court today ruled that the Bush Administration’s rules allowing coal-and oil-fired power plants to avoid making deep mandatory cuts in mercury and other toxic air pollution violates the law. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Meeting the Governor's challenge to stop global warming

Last month, the Governor set a statewide goal for cutting global warming pollution 20 percent by 2020. Environment Colorado’s A Blueprint for Action: Meeting Colorado’s Goals for Reducing Global Warming Pollution describes sixteen policies that will achieve that goal and get us on a solid path to reaching the goal of an 80 percent reduction by 2050.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

U.S. House of Representatives passes landmark clean energy legislation

Clean energy businesses, agricultural interests, and advocates cheered as the U.S. House of Representatives passed landmark clean energy legislation.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

When It Rains, It Pours

Scientists have said for years that global warming was “loading the dice” when it comes to increasing the frequency of severe storms, and a new Environment Colorado report makes it clear that Colorado and the Mountain West is already experiencing extreme downpours and heavy snowstorms much more frequently. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Clean Cars a clear win for Colorado

Clean Cars Program hailed as key step to cutting air and global warming pollution while protecting Colorado consumers and energy security

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