PRESS RELEASES

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

Diverse Groups Support Bill to Fund Testing for Lead in Colorado Schools

The Colorado House Education Committee is taking testimony this afternoon on HB 1306, a bill that would provide funds for Colorado schools to voluntarily test for lead in their drinking water.
April 18, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Supports Bipartisan Transportation Funding Bill

Senate President Kevin Grantham and House Speaker Crisanta Duran this evening announced H.B. 1242, a bill to fund transportation in Colorado.
March 8, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Announces Campaign to Convince the Outdoor Retailer Show to Move to Colorado

Conservation Colorado this morning announced a campaign to bring the Outdoor Retailer show to Denver after the show’s contract with Salt Lake City expires in the summer of 2018.
February 15, 2017/by Press Team

Conservation Colorado Reacts to Trump Executive Actions on Immigration, Vows to Stand With All People of Colorado

Pete Maysmith responds to the news that President Donald Trump is intending to sign executive orders to build a border wall with Mexico, ban some refugees to the U.S., and punish “sanctuary cities” like Denver.
January 25, 2017/by Press Team
Denver Capitol Building

Conservation Colorado Outlines 2017 State Legislative Priorities

As the 2017 legislative session kicks off today, Conservation Colorado, a 22,000-member-strong environmental organization, outlined its key priorities for the session.
January 11, 2017/by Press Team