User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Aug 23 2019 19:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Vaccine opponents accuse Colorado of “running a big phishing scam” with exemption forms 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
A group of Colorado parents is fighting a vaccine exemption rule change not because they're opposed to vaccinations -- though they are -- but rather because of concerns about the privacy of their family's personal information.
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6 in 10 Americans disapprove of how Trump’s handling his job, AP-NORC poll says 22.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president's handling of the U.S. economy but gives him weak marks on other major issues.
Letters: Can the Denver City Council clear the air? (8/18/19) 18.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Can the Denver City Council clear the air? Re: “Pollution tax is not ready for prime time,” Aug. 11 editorial
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Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change 18.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits.
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Letters: Exposing abuse in the Boy Scouts of America (8/11/19) 11.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Exposing abuse in the Boy Scouts of America Re: “Victims become vocal,” Aug. 4 news story
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Eco-fascism featured in El Paso terrorism suspect’s alleged manifesto 6.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The racist rant calls for mass killings to make America more ‘sustainable.’ Other terrorists have done the same.
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More edible pot among Colorado teen users, study says 6.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Some teenagers in Colorado, where marijuana is legal for adults, are shifting away from smoking in favor of edible cannabis products, a medical study released Monday shows.
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Loving lakes to death 5.8.2019 Current Issue
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Nanda: Water crises can be solved with technology — politics aside 26.7.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
What is common among Chennai in India, Basra in Iraq, and Capetown in South Africa? They all have suffered severe water crises. Alarm bells are ringing that without urgent action, “Day Zero” could become a reality in many parts of the world.
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Threat of hepatitis A outbreak among Denver’s homeless prompts a massive response 26.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver has vaccinated roughly 3,500 people over the last 18 months in preparation for a long-feared outbreak of hepatitis A. It's a virus that spreads through squalor, a disease that has left homeless people frightened and struggling to protect their hygiene.
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Denver Health officials warn of outbreak of hepatitis A among city’s homeless population 22.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver Health is visiting parks and homeless shelters in the city to offer vaccines after four people were diagnosed in recent weeks with hepatitis A, cases officials believe are connected to a larger outbreak that had been taking part in the southern parts of the state.
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Ask Amy: Toxic gram strains family by asking for money 18.7.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Dear Amy: My 90-year-old grandmother is a truly awful human being. She has alienated her entire family, including her five kids and multiple grandchildren. She's lost countless friends and ruined relationships with those around her.
Rabid bat found along Greeley Fourth of July parade route 11.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
A bat found crawling along the Greeley Fourth of July parade route has tested positive for rabies, according to a statement from the Greeley department of public health.
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Protesters flock to Washington Park to protest Denver culling Canada geese 7.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The protest follows an initiative by the city and federal authorities to trim Denver's population of Canada geese, which officials estimate reaches as many as 5,000 birds year-round. That number grows when other geese make a pit stop in the city during their winter north-south migration.
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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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Letters: Left behind in the left-turn lane; Bringing a knife to a gunfight; Require consent for pelvic exams (6/20/19) 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Left behind in the left-turn lane Poor sequencing for left-turn traffic lights in the Denver area reduces traffic flow at all intersections. Drivers unnecessary idle, waste fuel, cause air pollution, get frustrated and suffer more travel time. This is unfair when everyone must pass driving tests for a Colorado driver’s license. Commencing a traffic-signal sequence […]
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Editorial: Respond aggressively to Colorado’s declining vaccination rate 15.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Colorado is headed in the wrong direction. Despite outbreaks of measles across the nation, Colorado’s vaccination rate among kindergartners is actually getting worse, according to new data from The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Colorado governor announces measures to encourage vaccines 13.6.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, who opposed legislation earlier this year that would have made it harder for parents to get vaccination exemptions for their children to attend public school, announced administrative steps Thursday morning aimed at boosting the state's low vaccination rate.
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Colorado surpasses $1 billion in marijuana tax revenue 13.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado has surpassed $1 billion in revenue since the legalization of recreational marijuana in 2014, according to the Colorado Department of Revenue.
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