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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

Senator McCain's Nuclear Plan: An Economic and Environmental Disaster

Senator John McCain’s plan to build up to a 100 new nuclear reactors could cost taxpayers an estimated $280 billion and present significant risk for the economy and the public, while doing little to solve America’s energy problems, according to a new report by Environment Colorado.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Mark Udall Delivers Clean Energy, Jobs and Savings for Colorado

With economy in crisis, new Environment Colorado white paper shows Udall’s the smart choice

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Drive to Drill Comes to Colorado as House Energy Bill Places Bad Bet on Oil Shale

When America’s energy debate calls for extracting oil from Colorado shale we know our politicians have missed the mark. Unfortunately, the most recent version of the House energy bill puts Colorado at risk for just such a disaster by fully repealing the moratorium on oil shale leasing.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Fighting Global Warming Brings Green Jobs and Green Dollars to Colorado

As Congress and the presidential candidates continue to debate America’s energy future, a new report released today by Environment Colorado shows that Colorado could gain over 30,000 new jobs and billions in investment under a national green economic recovery program, which will strengthen the economy, increase energy independence, and fight global warming.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado endorses Betsy Markey for 4th Congressional District

Commitment to clean energy key for group making endorsement

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