PRESS RELEASES

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Press Statement: Pro-Conservation Victories in Georgia

Today, national networks affirmed that President-elect Joe Biden will be able to work with a pro-conservation U.S. Senate to deliver on his agenda for urgent science-based climate action.
January 6, 2021/by Nico
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Conservation Colorado applauds nomination of New Mexico Congresswoman Deb Haaland as 54th Interior secretary

Today’s historic announcement makes Congresswoman Deb Haaland the first Native American in U.S. history to be nominated to serve as Interior secretary.
December 17, 2020/by Garrett Garner-Wells
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Coloradans Support “Bold” State-Level Climate Action in New Polling

New polling shows the key role of conservation issues in the 2020 election and Coloradans’ desire for state-level climate action in 2021.
November 12, 2020/by Garrett Garner-Wells
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Biden Victory Sets Stage for National Climate Action

From the presidential race down to local initiatives, Coloradans voted to support our climate and our communities.
November 7, 2020/by Garrett Garner-Wells
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Conservation groups unveil pathways to protect 30 percent of Colorado’s land and water by 2030

Coloradans — in the midst of a global health crisis and on the heels of our worst wildfire season ever — overwhelmingly want climate leadership.
October 15, 2020/by Garrett Garner-Wells
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Conservation Groups Statement on Release of Governor Polis’ Climate Roadmap

Coloradans — in the midst of a global health crisis and on the heels of our worst wildfire season ever — overwhelmingly want climate leadership.
September 30, 2020/by Garrett Garner-Wells
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Statements on COGCC Mission Change Rulemaking

When it comes to oil and gas drilling in our state, the public supports protecting our health, safety and environment. As the COGCC embarks on this historic Mission Change rulemaking, we urge them to adopt comprehensive rules that set minimum statewide standards to protect all Coloradans, no matter which part of our state they call home.
August 24, 2020/by Garrett Garner-Wells
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Statements on Colorado oil and gas ballot deal

Governor Jared Polis announced an agreement between environmental groups and the oil and gas industry to end the Colorado oil and gas ballot wars in 2020 and 2022.
July 24, 2020/by Press Team
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Conservation and community organizations respond to COGCC’s new draft rules to put health and safety first

Conservation and community organizations respond to COGCC's new draft rules to implement SB19-181, Protect Public Welfare Oil and Gas Operation.
March 16, 2020/by Press Team
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Conservation Colorado Announces Delegation Scores from LCV’s 2019 National Environmental Scorecard

Conservation Colorado released the Colorado delegation’s scores on the League of Conservation Voters’ 2019 National Environmental Scorecard.
March 12, 2020/by Press Team
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Advocacy Groups Celebrate Key Step Towards Climate Goals and Cleaner Air

DENVER — Today, the Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) voted unanimously to adopt new emissions rules for the oil and gas industry.
December 19, 2019/by Press Team
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Conservation Colorado reiterates support for DREAMers as U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on DACA

DENVER — Conservation Colorado today reiterated its solidarity with DACA recipients and support for partners working on behalf of immigrants in our state and nation.
November 12, 2019/by Press Team