News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado Waters Under Pressure

Colorado’s water quality declined 21% for rivers and streams and 31% for lakes over the last eight years, and will continue to decline if changes aren’t made, according to Water Under Pressure, a new report released today by Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Hundreds of pinwheels displayed to highlight support for renewable energy in Colorado

Standing before hundreds of pinwheels outside of the Capitol Building Environment Colorado and the Sierra Club highlighted the potential and support for renewable energy in Colorado.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Protecting America's Waters: Clean Water Restoration Act of 2007 introduced

Environment Colorado applauds U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D – Denver) and more than 150 of her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives for introducing the Clean Water Restoration Act of 2007. This important legislation protects America’s waters by ensuring that all U.S. waterways continue to be safeguarded by the Clean Water Act.

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Colorado maintains crucial regulations controlling runoff from construction activities on oil and gas sites

On May 14, 2007, the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission declined to change the regulation requiring stormwater controls on oil and gas sites in Colorado, thereby ensuring continued protection of Colorado’s rivers and streams from pollution from the burgeoning energy exploration industry.

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Colorado joins 30 other states for action on global warming

Today, Colorado becomes one of 31 charter member states of The Climate Registry, representing over 70% of the U.S. population, marking the largest national effort to take action on climate change.

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