User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Aug 27 2019 11:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Colorado woman sentenced to 14 years in toddler son’s death 22.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
A judge has sentenced a Colorado woman to 14 years in prison for the role she played in the death of her almost 2-year-old son in 2018.
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Colorado a healthy state overall, some counties more than others. And it’s not just the poorer areas with serious health concerns. 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado has one of the healthiest populations in the nation, but that doesn't mean some resolutions aren't in order for 2020, assuming they haven't been already attempted and cast aside.
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Rats close Denver’s Liberty Park after spike in homeless camping, city says 15.1.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver officials are closing Liberty Park downtown Wednesday morning, fearing diseases, bites and more from a rat infestation that grew worse as tents popped up in the area.
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Georgia’s maternal death rate a crisis for lawmakers 14.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Georgia's maternal death rate a crisis for lawmakers
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Health care, tax relief lead Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ State of the State 10.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis called for income tax relief, a renewed effort for increased transportation funding and a public health insurance option during his annual State of the State address.
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Poor visibility in the metro area triggers indoor burning restrictions, voluntary driving reductions 8.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A poor visibility forecast for the metro area is triggering indoor burning restrictions and a plea to limit driving if possible.
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Weld County launches “marijuana is not harmless” campaign. But how accurate are its numbers? 27.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Weld County on Thursday launched a new campaign to warn the community against some of the ill effects of marijuana but drew criticism for citing an annual report that critics have called biased and off-base.
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Letters: UN climate talks disappoint, but don’t give up; Pollution and air quality are a top priority; The wisdom or folly of impeaching Donald Trump (12/22/19) 23.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
UN climate talks disappoint, but don’t give up Re: “Disappointment as climate talks end with small accord,” Dec. 16 news story While the UN talks in Madrid left little hope of significant change in reducing our carbon footprint, we actually have legislation in Congress, H.R. 763, that could reduce our footprint by 40% in the […]
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Notre Dame fire wakes the world up to dangers of lead dust 23.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
It took a blaze that nearly destroyed Paris’ most famous cathedral to reveal a gap in global safety regulations for lead, a toxic building material found across many historic cities.
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Spokane vs. the Border Patrol 17.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
How immigration agents stake out a city bus station.
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War on plastics: Denver’s proposed bag fee just the beginning 14.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver's proposed fee for single-use bags is just the beginning of what City Council President Jolon Clark envisions as a "war on plastics."
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Suncor oil refinery’s “operational upset” spurs call for increased state protection 13.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado lawmakers and community leaders upset about the unexplained release this week of what Suncor Energy called a non-hazardous, clay-like "catalyst" from its oil refinery north of Denver on Thursday demanded a more aggressive state response.
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Colorado Springs “Olympic City” sign defaced in protest over police shooting 11.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Red paint was splashed across the sign and with the scrawled words ”De'Von will not RIP"
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Poor visibility expected Wednesday in Denver area, actions include burning restrictions and limited driving 11.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
The "Action Day for Visibility" is effective from 4 p.m. today through 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to a winter air quality news release from the Air Pollution Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
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This Cherokee congressman is for Trump – and Indian Country 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Markwayne Mullin, who is hard-right and white-passing, may not seem like an Indigenous lawmaker, but he’s no anomaly.
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Boulder Valley schools trying “public health” alternative to suspending students for vaping 9.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder Valley School District's policy of trying to educate kids about vaping, rather than suspending them the first time they get caught, could be a model for schools around the country, according to an education research firm.
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Colorado’s hepatitis A outbreak grows to almost 300 cases, 2 deaths 7.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The number of cases of hepatitis A in Colorado has increased to almost 300 people, with at least two deaths from the contagious liver infection, according to data from the state health department.
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Elevated level of cancer-causing benzene detected at Greeley school near oil and gas operation 5.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
An 11-well oil and gas industrial pad hummed as students played outside Bella Romero K-8 Academy in Greeley this week, a month after tests by Colorado's health department detected elevated levels of cancer-causing benzene in the air.
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Guest Commentary: One of Denver’s most vulnerable neighborhoods could get overlooked, again 3.12.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We have not just compelling but urgent reasons to enlist our neighborhood plan to make sure our at-risk residents are not treated unjustly or inequitably, and to hold tight to anything and everything that makes diversity thrive.
Checkup Denver: Colorado’s public health insurance option, two contagious viruses shutdown schools in Mesa County and more Colorado health news 26.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Before you stuff yourself with turkey and pumpkin pie this week, remember to tell any teens in your life to enter our essay contest -- the Nov. 30 deadline is quickly approaching! As part of our project investigating youth suicide in Colorado, we're asking teens in the state to write in about their own experiences with mental health and suicide. The winner of the contest will have his/her essay printed in The Denver Post newspaper, while the top three pieces will be posted on The Denver Post website.
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