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Reducing the impact of oil and gas drilling

We convinced the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to adopt strong regulations to protect our water, wildlife and land from the threats of drilling, including prohibiting drill rigs within 300 feet of drinking water sources.

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We helped win the single biggest action our country has ever taken on climate

Under the newly announced Clean Power Plan, gas and coal power plants will pollute 32 percent less and clean energy sources such as wind and solar will meet much more of the nation’s electricity needs. Environment America is proud of the role we’ve played to galvanize public support for this historic plan. With continued commitment from President Obama and state leaders, and strong backing from the American people, this will mark a giant shift toward the 100 percent clean energy reality that the climate crisis demands and future generations deserve.

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Improving Metro Denver transit

Environmentally friendly transit options, such as light rail, are expanding for Denver area commuters, following the 2004 approval of the Environment Colorado-supported FasTracks initiative.

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Keystone XL approval is wrong direction

By facilitating the transportation of dirty tar sands fuels, Keystone would add 27.4 million metric tons of global warming pollution to our atmosphere per year. President Trump's executive order advancing the Keystone XL pipeline is definitely a step in the wrong direction. READ MORE.

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More than 20,000 Coloradans urge the EPA to protect our water.

College student Alex Adamczyk helped Environment Colorado's Research and Policy Center, in partnership with Trout Unlimited and Clean Water Action, deliver more than 20,000 comments to the EPA urging clean water protections.

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