PRESS RELEASES

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
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
Rock face with forest in the background

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

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