PRESS RELEASES

Elk with text: Thank you, Governor Polis for keeping Colorado wild

Conservation groups herald Gov. Polis’ executive order to protect wildlife; habitats

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis today announced an executive order to protect iconic Colorado wildlife and the landscapes they call home, aimed at conserving western landscapes and big game species for future generations.
August 21, 2019/by Press Team
EV charging with "Victory for Clean Air" ZEV Standard

Colorado Clean Car Advocates Celebrate Vote to Adopt Statewide Zero Emission Vehicle Standards

DENVER – Today, Colorado’s AQCC voted to adopt a statewide ZEV standard. The new ZEV standard will reduce harmful tailpipe pollution, protect our health and climate, and save Coloradans money.
August 16, 2019/by Press Team
Canyonlands with golden light

Conservation Colorado responds to announcement that Bureau of Land Management will move to Grand Junction

DENVER – Today the Bureau of Land Management announced a plan allowing the gas drilling industry to dominate Colorado’s idyllic North Fork Valley with new oil and gas leasing.
July 16, 2019/by Press Team
Conservation Colorado 2019 Legislative Scorecard is Out

Conservation Colorado Unveils 2019 Legislative Scorecard

Today, Conservation Colorado released its 2019 Conservation Scorecard, an annual look at how every state legislator voted on key environmental bills during the recent legislative session.
July 9, 2019/by Press Team
Trees in North Fork Valley BLM Land

Trump Administration proposes drill everywhere plan for Western Colorado

DENVER – Today the Bureau of Land Management announced a plan allowing the gas drilling industry to dominate Colorado’s idyllic North Fork Valley with new oil and gas leasing.
June 28, 2019/by Press Team
Senator Cory Gardner voted against the environment 85% of the time inforgraphic

New Report Details Colorado-Sized Gulf Between Senator Cory Gardner’s Environmental Rhetoric and Record

DENVER - Today, Conservation Colorado released a new report called “How Senator Cory Gardner’s Green Bonafides are in the Red” detailing the Senator’s failure to stand up for Colorado’s environment and way of life.
June 12, 2019/by Press Team
Kid lays in grass with thank you text

Advocates Welcome Enactment of Climate Action Plan to Protect Public Health and Colorado Way of Life

DENVER – Today, Colorado advocates for conservation, public health, consumers, and workers applauded Governor Jared Polis for signing into law HB 19-1261
May 30, 2019/by Press Team

Colorado Leaders Applaud Passage of HB 19-1261

DENVER — Today, the Colorado legislature voted on final passage of HB 19-1261, the Climate Action Plan To Reduce Pollution.
May 2, 2019/by Press Team

Conservation Community Reacts to Gov. Polis Signing SB 19-181

DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis signed SB 19-181, Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas Operations.
April 16, 2019/by Press Team
Cory Gardner made the wrong choice for Colorado again

Conservation Colorado Statement on David Bernhardt Confirmation

Today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm David Bernhardt as Secretary of the Interior. Bernhardt will replace former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
April 11, 2019/by Press Team

Conservation Leaders Applaud Passage of SB 19-181, Which Will Protect Public Health and Safety When it Comes to Oil and Gas Development

DENVER — Today, the Colorado legislature voted on final passage of SB 19-181, Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas Operations.
April 3, 2019/by Press Team

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