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Featured COBA Member – Kate Stephenson, Merrill Lynch

Kate Stephenson works with small business owners and executives to increase market awareness and business profitability. 
March 21, 2019/by Mary Kate Dick

Senate Passes SB-181 to Protect Public Health and Safety Over Oil and Gas Development

DENVER — Today, SB 19-181, Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas Operations, passed the Colorado State Senate on a 19-15 vote.
March 13, 2019/by Press Team
Governor Jared Polis announces a bill to prioritize public health, safety, and environment over oil and gas

New bill would prioritize public health and safety over oil and gas development

DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis, House Speaker KC Becker, and Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg announced a bill to ensure health, safety and the environment come first in our oil and gas regulatory system.
February 28, 2019/by Press Team
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Ten Things You Should Know About Colorado’s Oil and Gas Industry

Here in Colorado, the oil and gas industry has had too much influence for too long while our communities and environment suffer.
February 28, 2019/by Koki Atcheson
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Conservation Colorado Releases Statement on LWCF Reauthorization

Today’s vote is the first step in fixing a problem of Congress’ own making. It was tragically unnecessary for LWCF to expire in the first place and though Senator Cory Gardner supports LWCF, we saw no real leadership to make it happen.
February 12, 2019/by Press Team
Dried up reservoir in Colorado.

Concern about Climate Change Hits Record High in Colorado

Coloradans are more concerned than ever about climate change — and it’s not hard to see why.
February 12, 2019/by Koki Atcheson
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Putting Public Health Above Corporate Wealth: Why It’s Time for Oil and Gas Reform

When it comes to oil and gas development in Colorado, our legislators can’t revisit the state’s outdated laws soon enough.
February 8, 2019/by Asheton Gilbertson

CORE Act is Visionary Effort to Protect Colorado Wilderness and Outdoor Recreation

Today, Senator Michael Bennet and Representative Joe Neguse announced they are introducing the Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy (CORE) Act.
January 25, 2019/by Press Team
Governor Polis signs an Executive Order in Favor of EVs and Clean Air

Coloradans Applaud Gov. Polis’ Bold Actions to Advance Electric Vehicles, Cleaner Air

DENVER — Today, in one of his first major administrative actions, Governor Jared Polis signed an Executive Order that will reduce carbon emissions for Colorado’s transportation sector.
January 17, 2019/by Press Team
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Conservation Colorado Condemns Martinez Decision, Looks to Legislature for Action

Today, the Colorado Supreme Court released its ruling on Martinez vs. Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, retaining the status quo of an under-regulated industry.
January 14, 2019/by Press Team

Colorado is at a turning point. Will 2019 be our time for climate action?

We are living during a pivotal moment for the protection of Colorado’s environment.
January 3, 2019/by Koki Atcheson

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Drove 1,800 megawatts of clean energy. Cut pollution from cars.
December 20, 2018/by Mary Kate Dick