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New report ranks Denver #10 in nation for solar power as state regulators examine how to value distributed solar
Solar-powered auto body shop joins Environment Colorado to call for more solar

Today, Environment Colorado released a new report: “Shining Cities: At the Forefront of America’s Solar Energy Revolution”, a first-of-its kind comparison of the growth of solar in major American cities. The report ranks Denver 10th in the nation for installed solar as well as in solar capacity per capita. Environment Colorado was joined at Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center by Mary Beth Susman, President of the Denver City Council; Rebecca Cantwell, Senior Program Director with COSEIA, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association; and Steve Mancinelli, owner of 100% solar-powered auto body shop Mancinelli’s Auto Repair Center, to discuss ways to keep Denver and the rest of Colorado at the forefront of solar energy development.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Online Campaign Asks President Obama: What Would Teddy Do?

Environment Colorado launched an online campaign calling on President Obama and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to continue President Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of protecting the West’s public lands by asking, “What would Teddy do?”

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Momentum Builds for Moving Colorado toward a Million Solar Roofs

With solar energy on the rise in Colorado, a broad coalition of over 280 businesses, farmers, ranchers, brewers, local officials, and civic and environmental organizations, along with more than 11,000 citizens, called on Governor Hickenlooper and other state leaders to think big on solar with a goal of one million solar roofs.

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Report | Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center

Wind Energy for a Cleaner America II

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Fracking by the Numbers

As Colorado assesses the extent of pollution from gas drilling sites swamped by September's flood, a new report charges that since 2005 fracking operations in Colorado have generated 2.2 billion gallons of toxic wastewater. The Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center report "Fracking by the Numbers" is the first of its kind to measure the footprint of fracking in Colorado to date.

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