EPA was created to protect our air, water, lands – and, above all, our health. Since its creation in 1970, EPA has made our air and water cleaner, prevented millions of asthma attacks and hospitalizations, and avoided hundreds of thousands of premature deaths, all while America enjoyed a growing economy and expanding population. Protecting the … Read more State of Risk: How Weakening EPA Imperils Our Health, Families, Jobs & Economy
The United States may be backing out of the Paris climate accord, but at least nine mayors in Colorado have pledged to uphold the deal. Collectively, the mayors from these cities — Denver, Aspen, Boulder, Breckenridge, Edgewater, Lafayette, Lakewood, Longmont and Vail — represent more than a million people in the state. But what does it mean for a city … Read more How Will The U.S. Climate Change Withdrawal Impact Colorado?
The Ides of March are notorious for the brutal assassination of Julius Caesar by his friends. Scott Pruitt is following in this tradition. Trump’s budget blueprint (the “skinny budget”) is on the street – and it’s even uglier than the OMB markup. The OMB markup document (released before Pruitt’s confirmation) proposed a 25% cut to … Read more EPA Budget Cuts & Talking Points