PRESS RELEASES

Coloradans Stand Up to Trump for Our National Monuments

On the final day for public comments during the Trump administration’s “review” of 27 national monuments, Coloradans across the state are standing up for our public lands.
July 10, 2017/by Press Team

Outdoor Retailer Show to Move to Colorado

The Outdoor Retailer Show and its partners today announced that Denver has been chosen as the new home for the $45 million biannual gathering.
July 6, 2017/by Press Team

Gov. Hickenlooper Urged to Accept Appeals Court Decision that Puts Public Health and Safety First

Two of the state’s leading environmental advocacy groups today called upon Governor Hickenlooper to accept the court’s decision in Martinez v. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission and not appeal the case.
May 15, 2017/by Press Team

Victories and Disappointments for Conservation in the 2017 Legislative Session

As the 2017 Colorado state legislative session comes to a close, Conservation Colorado celebrated seven victories but also lamented several important bills that were killed or left on the cutting room floor by the state Senate.
May 10, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Expresses Elation at Rejection of Methane Rule Repeal, Deep Disappointment With Senator Cory Gardner

In a huge win for the environment and the “resistance” against the Trump agenda, the vote to move forward with repealing a rule protecting air quality from oil and gas development just failed in the U.S. Senate.
May 10, 2017/by Press Team

Public Health and Environmental Groups Praise Passage of Bill to Help Schools Test for Lead

The Colorado state legislature today passed HB 1306, a bill that would provide funds for Colorado schools to voluntarily test for lead in their drinking water.
May 10, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Praises Passage of Energy Efficiency Bill

The Colorado state Senate just passed HB 1227, a bill to extend a successful energy efficiency program, on a 21-14 vote.
May 10, 2017/by Press Team

Inaugural “Colorado Public Lands Day” Festivities Announced

Highlights include dozens of events across the state, eight special beers, appearances by elected officials.
May 8, 2017/by Press Team

Statement on the Cause of Firestone Home Explosion

News is breaking that the tragic accident in Firestone, where two people were killed in a home explosion, was caused by natural gas leaking from a cut flow line.
May 3, 2017/by Press Team

People’s Climate March on Denver Draws Thousands Despite Snow

Despite snow and cold, thousands of Coloradans who believe that climate change is real and that our elected officials must take immediate action to address it.
April 29, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Expresses Disappointment With Senate Republicans for Killing Transportation Funding Bill

This evening the Colorado state Senate Finance Committee voted down HB-1242, a bipartisan transportation funding bill.
April 25, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Condemns Trump Attack on Colorado National Monuments

President Trump is expected to sign an Executive Order on Wednesday that would require a “review” of national parks and monuments.
April 24, 2017/by Press Team