User: flenvcenter Topic: Air and Climate-Regional
Category: Air :: Air Policy
Last updated: Jul 14 2019 24:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump administration fact check: Environment, VA, Russia and jobs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.
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For the first time, Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions trending down 12.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A new report shows that overall greenhouse gas emissions are on the decline in Colorado,  but state officials acknowledge that much bigger decreases will be needed to meet carbon-reduction goals now in law.
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Vaping in and near public buildings is now banned in Colorado 1.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Coloradans can't use e-cigarettes inside or within 25 feet of commercial and government buildings starting Monday.
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Suncor oil refinery operators hit by Colorado health department for emitting toxic gas 1.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado health officials have taken a first step toward penalizing operators of the Suncor oil refinery for polluting metro air with hydrogen cyanide, a toxic gas.
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Trump’s EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants 19.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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Mothers say Air Force fails amid child sex assaults reports 13.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
To the mothers, the 13-year-old boy appeared largely unsupervised as he roamed among the clusters of townhomes on the U.S. Air Force base in Japan.
Dozens of oil, gas-related spills in Carbon Valley, eastern Boulder County among state’s extraction fluid leaks in 2018 10.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
While local anecdotes of environmentally harmful material exposures might seem insignificant to some when considered individually, they contributed to the more than 16,000 barrels of energy development material -- oil, condensate, water used in fracking and other substances — leaked and spilled across the state in 2018, according to a report by the center.
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LIVE: President Donald Trump speaks at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs today 30.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump is headed to Colorado this morning to speak at the Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado Springs.
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See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Western states lag behind in both monitoring and regulating the class of ‘forever chemicals.’
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Suncor’s hydrogen-cyanide emissions exceeded permit last year; Colorado now weighing refinery’s request to increase limit 26.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
The pollution from Suncor's Commerce City refinery exemplifies the incremental environmental degradation along Colorado's Front Range that increasingly rankles residents. For decades, people in the largely Latino lower-income north Denver neighborhoods of Globeville and Elyria-Swansea have suffered disproportionately from asthma, cancer and heart-lung ailments --- possibly related to air pollution.
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Letters: Governor’s extra measures; The abortion debate (5/22/19) 22.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Governor’s extra measures Re: “Polis is violating the Clean Air Act and it’ll hurt Colorado’s economy,” May 15 commentary State Sen. John Cooke’s editorial denouncing Gov. Polis for violating the Clean Air Act is deliberately misleading, using ambiguous and inflammatory language to promote an anti- environment agenda. The most troubling premise of his opinion is […]
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EPA shifting more environmental enforcement to states 20.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Environmental Protection Agency under Donald Trump is delegating a widening range of public health and environmental enforcement to states, saying local officials know best how to deal with local problems.
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Guest Commentary: This may be China’s worst assault yet on the rule of law in Hong Kong  16.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
For generations, Hong Kong has been a safe harbor from the chaos of Communist China.
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Round one of implementing new Colorado oil and gas law opens with calls for a timeout on new permits 16.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As work starts on implementing a new law overhauling Colorado's oil and gas regulations, environmental and community organizations want the state to halt approval of permits until all the new rules are written.
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Guest Commentary: Gov. Polis is deliberately violating the Clean Air Act and it’ll be a blow to Colorado’s economy 15.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
The governor's action ought to alarm folks who care about unnecessary blows to a Colorado economy already under assault by the extreme overreach of the 2019 legislative session.
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Colorado has new, stronger oil and gas regulations. Now what? 24.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State health officials will write new rules to regulate oil and gas emissions "from cradle to grave" under a law revamping how the oil and gas industry is regulated in Colorado.
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EPA, Colorado target oil and gas company HighPoint in federal court, accusing company of failing to control air pollution at storage tanks 22.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Environmental Protection Agency and Colorado attorneys have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking millions in damages and a court order to stop polluting against an oil and gas company they accuse of violating requirements to minimize toxic emissions from storage tanks.
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Colorado’s unannounced air-pollution inspections at oil and gas sites are showing results — yet emissions are up as production increases 21.4.2019 Denver Post: Business
State health inspectors equipped with infrared cameras dropped in unannounced on about 2,000 oil and gas operations across Colorado last year and found leaks of heat-trapping methane and volatile organic gas at 13 percent of those sites -- half the frequency of leaks they detected five years ago.
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Letters: Teen suicides bring calls for action, empathy; Oil and gas loophole dangerous policy; Initiative 300 (4/14/19) 15.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Teen suicides bring calls for action, empathy Re: “Mother says her son was bullied: Cherry Creek asked to ‘expel the bullies … ,” April 3 news story Why is the seat in front of me in my biology class suddenly so empty? How did we lose yet another student to suicide? One in four people […]
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Letters: Protecting kids from marijuana; socialism debate; and more (4/7/19) 7.4.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
A chance to protect kids from the marijuana industry Re: “Legal marijuana: Farewell, frontier; it’s time to move forward,” April 1 news story
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