User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Oct 10 2019 19:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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National politics put California’s air quality in the crosshairs 7.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
On the ground, one teen deploys pollution monitors to make his community safer.
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Community members, activists, gather at Commerce City park, call for shut down of nearby refinery 27.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Community members and organizers threw a fiesta in a Commerce City park Thursday night, singing and dancing to live Mariachi music, and calling for the nearby Suncor oil refinery to shut down. 
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McMillin: Maybe five decades after the first Earth Day, the kids’ environmental movement will stick 25.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Watching hundreds of young people converge last week on political power centers to demand action on climate change brought a sense of déjà vu.
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Coral gardeners bring back Jamaica’s reefs, piece by piece 18.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Everton Simpson squints at the Caribbean from his motorboat, scanning the dazzling bands of color for hints of what lies beneath. Emerald green indicates sandy bottoms. Sapphire blue lies above seagrass meadows. And deep indigo marks coral reefs. That's where he's headed.
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Our kids are dying: Gun violence killing increasing number of teens in Denver and across Colorado 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In 2018 and the first eight months of 2019, 14 teenagers and children have been shot and killed in Denver -- more than in the previous three years combined.
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Colorado health officials report first death in statewide hepatitis A outbreak 12.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
State health officials said Thursday that a Denver resident has died from hepatitis A, making it the first death connected to a statewide outbreak of the contagious liver infection.
700 young Denverites affected by gun violence every year, report finds 10.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Approximately 700 children, teens and young adults are killed, wounded or threatened with a gun every year in Denver, according to a new Denver Public Health report.
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Colorado ramps up response to toxic “forever chemicals” after discovery of hot spots across metro Denver 10.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Tests have measured PFAS contamination of groundwater in metro Denver at levels up to 2,928 times higher than a federal health advisory limit, officials at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told The Denver Post.
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“Urban renewal” set for East Colfax with Denver council approval 27.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The Denver City Council on Monday set the stage for new development on East Colfax Avenue by creating a new "urban renewal" area.
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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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