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Colorado 9th in the Nation for Solar Jobs Last Year
Nationwide solar employment growing 10 times faster than rest of the economy

Colorado has more than 3,600 people employed manufacturing and installing pollution-free solar energy, according to a national Solar Jobs Census released by The Solar Foundation. According to the analysis, Colorado ranks 9th in the nation for solar jobs. 

News Release | Environment Colorado

Hickenlooper Threatens to Sue Cities and Towns That Have Passed Bans on Fracking

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced that he won’t tolerate action taken by cities and towns to ban oil and gas drilling within their borders, and promised to take them to court.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Environment Colorado launches paid media campaign to protect national parks

Environment Colorado launched a paid media campaign to protect Colorado’s national parks from oil and gas drilling.

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News Release | Environment Colorado and Clean Water Action

Fort Collins, Colorado Passes Fracking Ban

In a 5-2 vote on the night of the 19th, the Fort Collins City Council voted to ban fracking within the city limits.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Senator Udall Shows Colorado’s Parks Some Valentine’s Day Love

Today, U.S. Senator Mark Udall joined a bipartisan group of Senators to introduce a bill to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund on the 50th anniversary of its original introduction.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

100 Day Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy Marked with Call for Action on Global Warming

100 days after Superstorm Sandy made landfall, Environment Colorado urges lawmakers to redouble their commitment to global warming. Strong scientific evidence shows that certain types of extreme weather events will become more frequent and/or more severe as a result of global warming.

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