News Release | Environment Colorado

Clean Water Act turns 35: challenges lie ahead

Clean water advocates celebrated the Clean Water Act’s 35th anniversary alongside the Platte River today, highlighting the Act’s successes as well as its challenges outlined in a new report by Environment Colorado entitled Troubled Waters: An analysis of Clean Water Act compliance. According to the report, in 2005 more than 45 percent of industrial and municipal facilities across Colorado discharged more pollution into our waterways than their Clean Water Act permits allow.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Less Auto-Dependent Development Is Key to Mitigating Climate Change

Meeting the growing demand for conveniently located homes in walkable neighborhoods could significantly reduce the growth in the number of miles Americans drive, shrinking the nation’s carbon footprint while giving people more housing choices, according to a team of urban planning researchers.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado Waters Under Pressure

Colorado’s water quality declined 21% for rivers and streams and 31% for lakes over the last eight years, and will continue to decline if changes aren’t made, according to Water Under Pressure, a new report released today by Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Hundreds of pinwheels displayed to highlight support for renewable energy in Colorado

Standing before hundreds of pinwheels outside of the Capitol Building Environment Colorado and the Sierra Club highlighted the potential and support for renewable energy in Colorado.

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