Air Pollution

Victory! Landmark Colorado Bill Delivers Major Reforms for Oil and Gas Regulation

BY ON April 9, 2019
The Colorado Senate created landmark legislation last week that would overhaul how oil and gas is regulated in Colorado. The bill will strengthen oversight of oil and gas operations across the state, and prioritize protection of public health and the environment by empowering local governments...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Children's Health, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, Fracking, Politics, Pollution

Colorado Women Legislators Say No to Climate Change, Yes to Protecting Kids’ Health

BY ON April 5, 2019
You want to get something done? Ask a busy mother. Two of Colorado’s top women officeholders – Speaker of the House Kathleen Collins (KC) Becker and Senator Faith Winter—are tackling nothing less than the biggest problem humanity faces. They are making climate legislation a top...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Colorado, Fracking, Heat and Extreme Weather, Politics, Pollution

Pollen, Climate Change, and Allergies

BY ON April 2, 2019
Our friends at Climate Central recently published a research brief outlining their new findings about allergy season:  Nearly 20 million Americans suffer from pollen allergies. Analysis of local temperature data by Climate Central and recent scientific research show that climate change is prolonging their season of...

TOPICS: Air Pollution, Allergies, Asthma, Carbon Pollution, Children's Health, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Ozone, Science