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State identifies ways to improve public health, environment

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment identified 10 “winnable battles” that are key environmental and health issues. The CDPHE chose the issues because they are ones where progress can be made in the next three to five years, according to a press release from the department. The department will focus on clean air,… Continue Reading State identifies ways to improve public health, environment

Group petitions EPA over air in 8 western states

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An environmental group has petitioned the federal government to reduce air pollutants in eight western states. WildEarth Guardians says that by law, the Environmental Protection Agency has to designate areas as “nonattainment” areas if they violate certain air-quality standards and put them on the path to cleaning up. The group’s petition contends 15 areas should… Continue Reading Group petitions EPA over air in 8 western states

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