News Release | Environment Colorado

Reduced Vehicle Miles from FasTracks Will Benefit Health and Environment of Colorado

Leaders from both the conservation and public health communities met today to highlight the wide range of benefits that FasTracks will bring to the Denver Metro area. A comprehensive transit system is a key component to achieving a more livable, sustainable Denver Metro area as the region adds nearly a million more people over the next 20 years.

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.

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.

News Release | Environment Colorado

EPA 2004 Pollution Report Reveals High Emissions of Carcinogens, Developmental & Reproductive Toxicants

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data released by EPA this week not only shows that reported toxic pollution increased by five percent for the second time since the TRI program began in 1987, but also that industry reported releasing and disposing of more than a billion pounds of cancer-causing chemicals into America's air, land and water in 2002, according to an analysis by Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado Taxpayers Will Pay $22.6 Million for Superfund Cleanups

Last minute tax filers were greeted at the Downtown Denver Post Office today by Colorado citizens concerned that $22.6 million of their 2004 tax dollars will pay for the clean up of Superfund toxic waste sites, while polluters are let off the hook, according to a new analysis released by Environment Colorado and the BE SAFE network. 

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