User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Regional
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Jun 15 2019 05:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Guest Commentary: Colorado doctors need research to help them prevent gun deaths 12.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
To treat gun violence as the public health crisis that it is, we first need to understand it. That’s where funding research into gun violence comes in.
Broomfield invites teens to trade e-cigs for recreation passes on Monday night 4.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The city of Broomfield is offering free recreation passes to teens who turn in their e-cigarettes.
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No charges in suicide of Cherry Creek High student whose parents alleged was bullied 31.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Greenwood Village police will not pursue criminal charges against anyone after closing their investigation into the suicide of a Cherry Creek High School freshman whose family alleges was bullied by teenagers who encouraged him to harm himself.
Denver council runoff: In District 3, gentrification enters Latino neighborhoods 30.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Two candidates, Jamie Torres and Veronica Barela, are competing in the runoff for a district that stretches from Mile High Stadium through gentrifying Latino neighborhoods along Federal Boulevard.
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Uncle charged with murder in connection to disappearance of Utah girl 29.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The uncle of a missing 5-year-old Utah girl has been charged with murder as a search for the child stretches into a fifth day.
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Does Denver have a drinking problem? Public health officials warn of too much binge drinking. 29.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Denverites have a drinking problem. Public health officials warn about new data that show more than 1 in 4 Denver residents binge drink. The discussion comes at the heels of the city of Denver considering making it easier for people to carry their alcohol more freely in designated areas.
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One seriously injured in Thornton shooting, police arrest suspect 29.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Thornton police have arrested a man after he allegedly shot a male late Tuesday night.
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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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Guest Commentary: Make a carbon tax palatable to America’s struggling masses by giving it back through a carbon dividend 17.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
As a response to climate change, a carbon tax is immensely popular among economists from across the political spectrum, and it does have an important role to play. But it is far from sufficient, and putting a price on emissions won't work if it alienates lower- and middle-income voters.
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The roar of military jets triggers a crusade for quiet 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
As “Growlers” shatter the calm of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, a push for quiet grows.
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Guest Commentary: The death of Colorado’s reasonable vaccine bill should be a call to action 7.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
One glaring problem is the enthusiasm gap between the passionate anti-vaccine activists, who cling to misguided beliefs, and the rest of us who trust medical experts and get our children vaccinated.
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Letters: Better national team paid less?; Foreign policy takes hit; 16th Street Mall a trip; Root out waste in Social Security (5/6/19) 6.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Better national team paid less? On March 8, International Women’s Day, the U.S. Women’s National soccer team filed a lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation for gender discrimination. As a collegiate female soccer player for Regis University, I have an invested personal interest in equality for women in athletics. If the women’s team wins […]
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At-risk woman with dementia missing, Aurora police say 22.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
An at-risk woman name Diana is missing, Aurora police said Sunday night.
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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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Denver removes about 100 people from homeless camp in Five Points, citing public health concerns 19.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The City of Denver removed a group of around 100 homeless people who had settled around the intersection of Broadway, Lawrence and Park Avenue on Wednesday, according to a press release from Denver Homeless Out loud, an organization that advocates for people experiencing homelessness.
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Single-engine plane crashes at Centennial Airport, no injuries reported 16.4.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A single-engine aircraft crashed at Centennial Airport Tuesday morning, Centennial Airport said in a tweet.
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