PRESS RELEASES

Conservation Organizations Celebrate Xcel Energy’s Bold Goal to Transition to 100 Percent Clean Energy by 2050

Xcel Energy announced that the Minnesota-based corporation and Colorado’s largest utility had committed to going 100 percent carbon-free by 2050 company-wide.
December 4, 2018/by Press Team

Colorado’s Air Quality Regulators Adopt New Vehicle Emission Standards

DENVER, CO — Today, Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) voted unanimously to adopt the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) Program standards for cars and trucks.
November 16, 2018/by Press Team

Coloradans Choose a National Conservation Leader as Governor

Conservation Colorado released the following statement from Executive Director Kelly Nordini on the election of Jared Polis as governor.
November 6, 2018/by Press Team

Oil and Gas Industry Spends More Than $30 Million to Block Proposition 112

Conservation Colorado Executive Director Kelly Nordini has released the following statement on the failure of Proposition 112.
November 6, 2018/by Press Team

Oil and Gas Industry Fails to Deceive Voters with Amendment 74

Conservation Colorado Executive Director Kelly Nordini released the following statement on the failure of Amendment 74.
November 6, 2018/by Press Team

Pro-Conservation Leaders Regain Control of Both Legislative Chambers

Conservation Colorado Executive Director Kelly Nordini has released the following statement on the results of state Senate and House elections.
November 6, 2018/by Press Team

As Attorney General, Phil Weiser Will Fight for Colorado’s Way of Life

Conservation Colorado Executive Director Kelly Nordini released the following statement on the election of Phil Weiser as attorney general.
November 6, 2018/by Press Team

Walker Stapleton named to national “Dirty Dozen” list of worst state candidates running for office

Walker Stapleton has been named to the signature “Dirty Dozen in the States” list for 2018.
October 1, 2018/by Press Team
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More than 100 Colorado businesses sign on to protect the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Today, the Colorado Outdoor Business Alliance released a letter signed by more than 100 Colorado businesses in support of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
September 27, 2018/by Press Team

Trump Administration Guts Methane Waste Rule, Allowing More Pollution and Less Oversight on Public Lands

In spite of widespread public support of the rule, the Trump administration today took steps to repeal the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Methane Waste Rule.
September 18, 2018/by Press Team
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Trump Administration’s Rollback of EPA New Source Performance Standards Allows Oil and Gas Industry to Pollute Our Air

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today officially began the process of rolling back safeguards that reduce waste and decrease air pollution from methane and other air pollutants.
September 11, 2018/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Announces Kelly Nordini as New Executive Director

After conducting a nationwide search, Conservation Colorado today announced Kelly Nordini will be its new Executive Director.
August 28, 2018/by Press Team