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News Release | Environment Colorado

New Report Data: Colorado Keeping Ahead of EPA on Mercury Pollution

A Colorado plan up for final approval in the state legislature will cut the state’s mercury emissions 10% according to data in the new Environment Colorado report Dirty Energy’s Assault on our Health: Mercury.  The state’s plan, to phase out several old coal-burning plants, is completed only months before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is set to propose a standard by March to limit mercury and other toxic air pollution from power plants nationwide.

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Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Building Better: How High-Efficiency Buildings Will Save Money and Reduce Global Warming

America is the largest consumer of energy in the world, and the majority of this energy comes from dirty and dangerous sources like coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear power. Our continued reliance on these fuels contributes to global warming, undermines our energy independence, and costs American families and businesses more and more money every year.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Denver ranks fourth as EPA Unveils List of Cities with the Most Efficient Buildings

Today the Environmental Protection Agency released its second annual list of U.S. cities with the most Energy Star building, Denver ranked fourth.

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Report | Environment Colorado Research & Policy Center

Generating Failure

Far from being a solution to global warming, nuclear power will actually set America back in the race to reduce pollution. Nuclear power is too slow and too expensive to make enough of a difference in the next two decades. Moreover, nuclear power is not necessary to provide clean, carbon-free electricity for the long haul.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

New report shows Colorado’s global warming pollution on the rise, Summit County and ski industry leaders call for action

With ski season revving into high gear, Summit County Commissioner Karn Stiegelmeier, Breckenridge Mayor John Warner, and Dave November, Environmental Manager for Breckenridge Ski Resort joined Environment Colorado for a press conference at the base of one of the nation’s most visited ski slope. 

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