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Denver Climate Action Plan puts city in top tiers of leadership

The City of Denver today released a report outlining specific steps to reduce emissions of the dangerous pollution that causes climate change. Through October, the city is taking feedback on proposed targets and strategies.

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Environment Colorado Launches $400,000 Outreach Effort to Defend our Environment

DENVER -- Today Environment Colorado announced a $400,000 public education campaign across all seven Colorado Congressional districts to convince Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to stand up for a cleaner, healthier future, and oppose a return to a dirtier, more dangerous past.

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Trump’s First 100 Days: A Disaster for the Planet and Our Families’ Health

Although our air and water are much cleaner than they were 40+ years ago when the Cuyahoga River was burning and the skies in numerous cities were gray with pollution, our environment and our families’ health is still not as safe as it should be. Americans in 49 states experienced at least one day in 2015 where the air was unhealthy to breathe; global warming threatens our health and the planet; agriculture and stormwater runoff pollute our waterways and the oil, coal, gas and mining industries are aggressively gearing up to expand their destructive activities into new pristine public places.

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Denver is 6th worst for smog days

Air pollution remains a major threat to our health, according to a new report from Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center, Our Health at Risk: Why Are Millions of Americans Still Breathing Unhealthy Air? In 2015, people here in Denver experienced 23 unhealthy air pollution days, increasing the risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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Our Health At Risk

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

Report | Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center

Our Health At Risk

Despite decades of progress under the Clean Air Act, Americans across the country continue to breathe unhealthy air, leading to increased risk of premature death, asthma attacks and other adverse health impacts.

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"Sheer Reckless Folly"

Today, President Trump signed an executive order rolling back climate progress. The executive order instructs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite the Clean Power Plan, the single largest step the U.S. has taken to limit climate change. 

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Environment Colorado supports cleaner cars

Today, President Trump signed an executive order instructing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to begin rolling back federal clean car standards. The executive order begins the process to withdraw the final determination on EPA’s vehicle emission standards for 2022-2025.