News Release | Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center

30,000 Coloradans Petition Xcel Energy to Withdraw Anti-Solar Proposal

Nearly 300 concerned Coloradans converged in Denver to oppose a proposal from Xcel Energy to roll back one of the state’s most successful solar programs. The energetic crowd braved wintery temperatures to deliver nearly 30,000 petition signatures urging Xcel to withdraw its proposal and keep Colorado solar shining.

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?”

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.

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.