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• alerts on new threats to Colorado's environment
• opportunities to join other Coloradans on urgent actions
• updates on the decisions that impact our environment
• resources to help you create a cleaner, greener future
Sixty-five chefs, restaurant owners and other culinary leaders joined us to launch the Bee Friendly Food Alliance. Through the Alliance, chefs and restaurateurs are calling attention to the importance of bees to our food supply, the dramatic die-off of bee populations, and the need to protect our pollinators. LEARN MORE.
Energy Outreach Colorado, CoPIRG and Environment Colorado urged lawmakers today to take action to reduce the burden of soaring energy costs while highlighting easy steps homeowners can take to reduce their heating costs this winter.
The U.S. Senate today fell just shy of invoking the rarely-used Congressional Review Act to overturn a Bush administration rule granting power plants an extra 10-20 years to reduce their mercury pollution. The Congressional Review Act allows Congress to void federal agency rules and has been successfully used only once before.
As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote Monday on whether to overturn an EPA rule on power plant mercury emissions, a new Environment Colorado report shows that while states in the Gulf Coast, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic regions currently lead the nation in power plant mercury emissions, Colorado has been given the go-ahead to join them.
Yesterday, state officials violated an agreement with state lawmakers to reexamine a set of controversial air quality rules with a full public hearing process before submitting them to EPA for approval.