User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Dec 05 2019 19:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Five Mesa County schools closed temporarily due to suspected norovirus 21.11.2019 Denver Post: Business
Five Mesa County schools will be closed temporarily for disinfecting because of an illness that is sweeping through the system.
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Poor air quality advisory in effect for Front Range 19.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an air quality advisory for the Denver metro area for the next 24 hours.
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Judge rejects new federal health rule affecting abortions 6.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A federal judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds.
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U.S. tells UN it is pulling out of Paris climate deal 5.11.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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Judge: Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter still incompetent 5.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A judge has ruled that a man who killed three people and injured nine others at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic remains mentally incompetent to stand trial.
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Wearable air pollution monitors to record what workers are breathing to be developed at CSU 5.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Small, wearable air pollution monitors intended to collect data on workers' exposure to potential occupational health hazards are going to be developed by a team of Colorado State University engineers and social scientists, according to a CSU news release on Monday.
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EPA to scale back federal rules restricting waste from coal-fired power plants 4.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday plans to relax rules that govern how power plants store waste from burning coal and release water containing toxic metals into nearby waterways, according to agency officials.
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Denver Public Health investigating possible tuberculosis exposure at Metro State 29.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denver Public Health opened an investigation into a potential exposure to tuberculosis at Metropolitan State University of Denver, officials announced Tuesday.
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Letters: We should still be wary of Rocky Flats; Further examinations into U.S.-Iranian relations; Proposition CC: will it fix Colorado or ruin it? (10/27/19) 28.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
We should still be wary of Rocky Flats Re: “Let’s keep that Rocky Flats soil sample in perspective,” Oct. 20 commentary Yes, Vincent Carroll, let us keep that Rocky Flats story in perspective. A single soil sample of plutonium of 264 picocuries per gram was found along the right of way of the proposed, foreign-owned […]
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Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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Diseases are spreading with climate change. Panic doesn’t have to. 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As illnesses like Valley fever emerge in new areas, health officials keep residents informed instead of in fear.
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Review: Chook brings fine-dining finesse to a fast-casual chicken shop 16.10.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
There's a lot of talk these days about sustainable eating, slow food and social responsibility in dining -- but Chook Charcoal Chicken is actually making it happen.
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Review: Chook brings fine-dining finesse to a fast-casual chicken shop 16.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
There's a lot of talk these days about sustainable eating, slow food and social responsibility in dining -- but Chook Charcoal Chicken is actually making it happen.
No relief from fracking industry on Colorado’s Front Range 15.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates hope new laws will bring changes, but they aren’t seeing much yet.
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In waning days as governor, Hickenlooper pitched plan to tackle youth vaping. Polis and lawmakers took a different approach. 10.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
A Denver Post review of more than 1,700 pages of emails and documents from the health department, obtained through the Colorado Open Records Act, shows the goal of the executive order was to “build momentum” for comprehensive tobacco-related measures in the state, with the purpose of reducing youth vaping and tobacco use among the broader public.
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Colorado doctor challenges firing by Centura Health over assisted suicide 9.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A Colorado doctor fired after trying to help a terminally ill man obtain drugs to end his life has filed an updated lawsuit that challenges her firing by a Christian hospital company.
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Boulder sheriff investigating death of man found in ditch 8.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Boulder County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday by workers who were inspecting a ditch line.
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