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News Release | Environment Colorado

New report shows Colorado warming more than the rest of continental US in recent years

Nearly the entire country has experienced record high temperatures for the last five years, but Colorado has been warming even more than the rest of the continental US in recent years, according to Feeling the Heat: Global Warming and Rising Temperatures, a new report released today by Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

New Air Quality Standards Reject Science, Leave Millions at Risk

The Environmental Protection Agency today finalized new national air quality standards for particle “soot” pollution that ignore the overwhelming medical and scientific consensus that the standards need to be substantially strengthened to protect Americans from this deadly air pollutant. National air quality standards are the backbone of the Clean Air Act and thus efforts to reduce air pollution nationwide.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Bipartisan coalition announces energy plan for Colorado

Today, the Coalition for Colorado’s New Energy Future, a bi-partisan coalition of agricultural, labor, and environmental groups unveiled a comprehensive state energy plan in three cities: Colorado Springs, Denver, and Grand Junction. The Coalition called on candidates for elected office to endorse the plan.

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Intermountain Rural Electric Association Gives $100,000 to Global Warming Skeptic

Stan Lewandowski, General Manager of Intermountain Rural Electric Association (IREA), distributed a nine page letter to approximately 900 fellow members of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association that describes IREAs launch of a campaign to combat global warming “alarmists”. 

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News Release | Environment Colorado

"Coal Rush" to Threaten Environment, Challenge America's Energy Security

Energy companies are planning to build over 150 coal-fired power plants in locations across the United States, according to a report released today by Environment Colorado’s Research and Policy Center.

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