News Release | Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado Calls For A Clean Energy Future, Not More Subsidies To Polluting Industries

As Americans face high gasoline and home heating prices, Environment Colorado called on President Bush to promote a smarter cleaner energy future, instead of promoting expensive, dangerous nuclear power.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Low-income, Consumer, & Environmental Groups Present Energy Efficiency Solutions To Address Soaring Heating Costs This Winter

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.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Senate Bid to Reject Bush Mercury Rule Narrowly Fails

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.

News Release | Environment Colorado

New Bush Rules will allow Colorado's Mercury Emissions to increase 177%

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.

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