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At 54.5 mpg, a big step forward.

After Environment Colorado and our sister organizations delivered more than 10,000 public comments in support of cleaner cars, President Obama announced a plan to double national fuel-efficiency standards by 2025: the single biggest step this country has ever taken to end our addiction to oil and tackle global warming.

News Release | Environment Colorado

New Report Documents the Impacts of FasTracks on Transit Oriented Development and Regional Growth Patterns:

A new report released today at the Federal Center by two nonprofit groups concluded that FasTracks would have a much larger impact on traffic than previously estimated when changes in regional land use patterns associated with transit oriented development (TOD) are factored in.

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Report | Environment Colorado

Fishing for Trouble: How Toxic Mercury Contaminates Fish in U.S. Waterways

Toxic mercury, largely emitted from coalburning power plants, is polluting waterways, contaminating the fish we eat, and posing a serious threat to public health. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Elevation Outfitters to Host First-Ever 10K Run Through Lodo, Presented by Westword

Elevation Outfitters, Denver's only locally owned and operated active lifestyle and outdoor apparel store, will host a 10K run through Lodo on October 17, 2004.

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Report | Environment Colorado

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Proposed Changes to the Roadless Rule in Colorado

With one week left in the public comment period on changes to the national forest "Roadless Rule", Environment Colorado and the Outdoor Industry Association released a report today highlighting the economic value of Colorado's roadless areas.

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Report | Environment Colorado

Danger in the Air: Unhealthy Levels of Air Pollution in 2003

While air quality has improved in the last three decades, half of all Americans live in counties where air pollution exceeds national health standards.

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