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Worth More Wild: The Value of Colorado's Roadless National Forests

After decades of scientific inquiry, 600 public hearings, and a record 1.6 million comments from the American public, the Clinton administration issued the Roadless Area Conservation Rule in January 2001.

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News Release | Environment Colorado

Colorado joins 30 other states for action on global warming

Today, Colorado becomes one of 31 charter member states of The Climate Registry, representing over 70% of the U.S. population, marking the largest national effort to take action on climate change.

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Report | Environment Colorado

Making Sense of the "Coal Rush": The Consequences of Expanding America's Dependence on Coal

Energy companies have proposed building a fleet of new coal-fired power plants across America. As of June 2006, power producers have approximately 150 new coal-fired plants on the drawing board, representing a $137 billion investment and the capacity to supply power to 96 million homes.

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Report | Environment Colorado

Losing Ground: Colorado's Vanishing Agricultural Landscape

Colorado’s finest ranches and croplands are disappearing faster than ever before. 

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Report | Environment Colorado

Troubled Waters: An analysis of Clean Water Act compliance, July 2003- December 2004

When drafting the Clean Water Act in 1972, legislators set the goals of making all U.S. waterways fishable and swimmable by 1983 and eliminating the discharge of pollutants into the nation’s waterways by 1985. 

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