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More than 20,000 Coloradans urge the EPA to protect our water.

College student Alex Adamczyk helped Environment Colorado's Research and Policy Center, in partnership with Trout Unlimited and Clean Water Action, deliver more than 20,000 comments to the EPA urging clean water protections.

News Release | Environment Colorado

Scott Pruitt won’t protect Colorado’s air, water or families

Denver, CO – Today the Senate voted to approve President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment Colorado’s Climate Organizer, Emma Spett, issued the following statement in response:

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Scott Pruitt would be a disaster for Colorado’s air, water and our families’ health

Last week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted to approve President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.
 
With this vote, Pruitt moves one step closer to overseeing the federal agency empowered to ensure clean air and clean water for all Americans. Tragically, the EPA is also the agency that Pruitt has spent decades working to undermine.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Scott Pruitt won’t protect Colorado’s air, water or families

“Coloradans and all Americans deserve an EPA administrator who will fight to protect the air we breathe, the water we drink and the planet we love. Scott Pruitt fails on all these accounts.” – Emma Spett, Environment Colorado.

Denver, CO – Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is slated to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Environment Colorado’s Climate Organizer, Emma Spett, issued the following statement in response:

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Blocking the Sun

Solar power is clean, affordable and popular with the American people. The amount of solar energy installed in the U.S. has quadrupled in the last four years, and the U.S. has enough solar energy installed to power one in 20 American homes.

America’s solar progress is largely the result of bold, forward-thinking public policies that have created a strong solar industry while putting solar energy within the financial reach of millions more Americans.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado launches campaign to block attacks on solar power

Denver, CO – With solar power on the rise around the country, a national network fossil fuel and utility-backed organizations have joined forces to put the brakes on this fast-growing pollution-free energy resource.  Trade groups and think tanks backed by deep pocketed anti-clean energy ideologues and fossil interests are bankrolling campaigns, promoting model legislation and media campaigns to provide cover for anti-solar campaigns across the country, said a new report released today by Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center. 

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