User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Regional
Category: Environmental Health
Last updated: Jul 01 2019 18:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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The Long Shadow: Families in Elyria-Swansea struggle with asthma amid historic I-70 construction 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood is located in the heart of one of the country’s most polluted urban zip codes and now the Central 70 construction project. There, families cope with chronic health conditions among the swirling activity.
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FDA finds contamination by “forever chemicals” in grocery store meats, seafood and chocolate cake 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe.
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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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To control forest fires, Colorado and other western states light more of their own 18.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Forest Service and its partners hope over the next decade to carry out a series of prescribed burns in Northern Colorado to protect communities and the river, which supplies water to about 300,000 people.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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Top Workplaces of 2019: Midsize companies 4-50 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
The Denver Post's Top Workplaces of 2019 celebrates Colorado businesses that keep their employees happy.
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Colfax Marathon Relay: When running 26.2 miles becomes a team effort 4.5.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
The Marathon Relay is one of five races associated with the Colfax Marathon, which is set for May 19, starting and finishing in City Park.
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Colorado Democrats deliver on major changes to health care, education and the environment in dramatic session 4.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado legislative Democrats ended their work reshaping the state Friday after four months of debating health care, educational and environmental policy, delivering on most of the campaign promises that ushered them to power.
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Greg Sopkin, former Colorado PUC chairman, appointed Environmental Protection Agency regional director 1.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Trump administration officials have appointed former Colorado Public Utilities Commission chairman Greg Sopkin as the Environmental Protection Agency's regional chief to oversee agency efforts in six western states.
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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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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of April 15-21 21.4.2019 Denver Post: News: 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’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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Rocky Mountain Arsenal continues to leak contaminants into groundwater, Colorado health department lawsuit says 16.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has sued the U.S. Army claiming that dangerous chemicals including pesticides continue to leach into groundwater at Rocky Mountain Arsenal.
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Forrest Gregg, lineman for mighty Packers teams, dies at 85 13.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Forrest Gregg, the great Hall of Fame lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s that Vince Lombardi called the "finest player I ever coached," died Friday at age 85.
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Checkup Denver: Youth suicide, oil and gas pollution and other health news 12.4.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
It's been a tough two weeks covering health. Many of my stories lately have focused on teen suicides, which are on the rise across the state. It's a topic The Denver Post cares about and will continue to cover deeply. But to do so we need to hear from our readers about how the mental health crisis is affecting them.
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Pollution still drifting into Rocky Mountain National Park, according to government report 12.4.2019 Denver Post: Local
Harmful nitrogen pollution is still drifting onto fragile, high-elevation ecosystems in Rocky Mountain National Park from Colorado highways, power plants and livestock operations, state and federal agencies said.
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