Updates

President Obama, Congress Save Wind Power in Fiscal Cliff Agreement

The main federal incentives for wind power -– the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the offshore wind Investment Tax Credit (ITC) -– expired on December 31, 2012, but as of January 2 will now be available for wind power projects that start construction over the next year, allowing for continued growth of Coloradan and American wind power. Click here to read more

News Release | Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado launches paid media campaign to protect national parks

Environment Colorado launched a paid media campaign to protect Colorado’s national parks from oil and gas drilling.

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News Release | Environment Colorado and Clean Water Action

Fort Collins, Colorado Passes Fracking Ban

In a 5-2 vote on the night of the 19th, the Fort Collins City Council voted to ban fracking within the city limits.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Senator Udall Shows Colorado’s Parks Some Valentine’s Day Love

Today, U.S. Senator Mark Udall joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce a bill to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund on the 50th anniversary of its original introduction.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

100 Day Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Marked with Call for Action on Global Warming

100 days after Superstorm Sandy made landfall, Environment Colorado urges lawmakers to redouble their commitment to global warming. Strong scientific evidence shows that certain types of extreme weather events will become more frequent and/or more severe as a result of global warming.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado State Legislators Applauded for Calling on President Obama to Prioritize Action on Global Warming

16 Colorado legislators joined over 300 state legislators from 40 states to call on President Obama to follow through on his promise to fight climate change in his second term. The list of legislators can be found here.

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