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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

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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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado - A Rising Energy Star

Colorado is a rising star in building renewable energy and using energy efficiently, according to America’s Clean Energy, a new report by Environment Colorado outlining the states that have taken leadership roles in addressing global warming.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado takes action on global warming

We applaud the governor’s Climate Plan as an excellent first step in addressing Global Warming.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado Utility Denied Air Permit for 1400 Megawatt Coal Plant

Tri-State Generation and Transmission (Westminster, CO) who provides power to 44 rural electric cooperatives in 4 states, was denied a crucial Air Permit needed to begin construction on a 1400 MW facility 50 miles from Colorado in Holcomb Kansas to serve its Colorado customers.  The facility, once the largest planned coal facility west of the Mississippi, would have contributed over 10 million tons of global wamring pollution into the air each year.
 

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