User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Air :: Air Pollution
Last updated: Jul 01 2020 19:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Denver weather: Air quality alert in place Wednesday along the Front Range 1.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
It will be sunny and hot in Denver on Wednesday and an air quality alert has been issued for the Front Range from Castle Rock north to the Wyoming state line.
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Denver weather: Hot day with little wind raises concerns about air quality in the metro area 24.6.2020 Denver Post: Local
Denver's weather is heating up and and an air quality warning -- an Ozone Action Day Alert -- has been posted for the metro area through 4 p.m. Wednesday.
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Black Americans bear the brunt of Trump’s environmental rollbacks 17.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The connections between the environment, race and the COVID-19 crisis are many.
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Hazy skies in Colorado? They’re mostly from Arizona wildfires 16.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Sunrises and sunsets across Colorado may look extra pretty this week, but air quality is also set to take a dip thanks to haze from wildfire smoke.
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Wildfire west of Durango grows to 1,200 acres; U.S. 160 east of Mancos closes 16.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A major thoroughfare through southwest Colorado — U.S. 160 — was closed Monday afternoon between Mancos and Hesperus due to the East Canyon fire, which grew to approximately 1,200 acres overnight Sunday.
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An ozone alert is issued for the the metro area and Front Range 12.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Front Range, from Castle Rock to the Wyoming border, is under an air quality advisory until 4 p.m. on Friday.
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Colorado joins 22 other states in launching legal fight against Trump rollback of fuel-efficiency standards 28.5.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and counterparts in 22 other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit aimed at killing the Trump administration's rollback of fuel-efficiency standards for reducing climate-warming gases and other harmful air pollution from vehicle tailpipes.
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Who wins and who loses with these 4 regulatory rollbacks? 27.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Under a pandemic, Trump backslides pollution and wildlife protection standards.
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Letters: Don’t undo mileage standards (4/22/20) 26.4.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Don’t undo mileage standards Re: “Trump rollback guts climate change push,” April 1 news story
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EPA officials defend their role amid rollbacks as agency hits 50: “Expect continued improvements” in Colorado 26.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. withdrawal from the international agreement to combat global warming, along with rule rollbacks, have slowed momentum that once inspired emulators abroad.
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Officials say former CU Boulder scientist did not separate public research from private company 25.4.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Detlev Helmig most recently attracted attention for a paper that stated emissions from oil and gas production on the Front Range are largely underestimated.
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On Earth Day, coronavirus gives us glimpse at what it takes to reduce pollution 22.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
As people across the globe stay home to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, the air has cleaned up, albeit temporarily. People are also noticing animals in places and at times they don’t usually. When people stay home, Earth becomes cleaner and wilder.
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McMillin: Coloradans could pledge, for Earth Day, to maintain the coronavirus emissions reduction 22.4.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Pledging to continue the things we have done because of the coronavirus to work toward lessening our carbon footprints is a wonderful way to mark this Earth Day and honor those who started the whole thing on April 22, 1970 to push for environmental changes.
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Are wildland firefighters at a greater risk from COVID-19? 17.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the smoke firefighters breathe makes the disease more threatening.
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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of March 30-April 5 5.4.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Colorado sees “significant declines” in air pollution as coronavirus ramps down driving, industrial activity 5.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
At least temporarily, air pollution that hurts human lungs has decreased sharply along Colorado's Front Range as the novel coronavirus spreads.
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Air pollution and COVID-19 could be a dangerous cocktail 3.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Pollution already makes breathing harder for some. Will the pandemic follow similar patterns?
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Air Force pushed to find alternative to ‘forever chemicals’ for firefighting 1.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Can air bases come up with a less toxic foam and work with local communities affected by contamination?
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Trump’s EPA halts environmental law enforcement during coronavirus pandemic 31.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The decision has caused an uproar among former agency officials.
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Suncor Energy oil refinery north of Denver emits burst of “clay-like” air pollution 18.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
An equipment failure at Suncor Energy's oil refinery north of Denver on Tuesday led to a burst of opaque pollution that triggered a company "vapor release alarm," prompting operators to shut down a problem unit and monitor emissions in surrounding neighborhoods.
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