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Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission rejects citizen petition to get faster clean trucks rules

The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission rejected a citizen petition demanding faster adoption of a  clean truck fleet, saying state air pollution staff and trucking businesses need more time to adapt rules already launched by California and other states.  A coalition led by Colorado GreenLatinos, the City and County of Denver, NAACP Colorado and more […]

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Environmental coalition demands Colorado speed up clean truck rules, citing long delays in air pollution cuts

A coalition of Colorado environmental groups has filed a petition with the Air Quality Control Commission demanding they finish rules for cleaner trucks by the end of this year, saying they are harming Colorado residents through a series of delays in cutting greenhouse gas emissions and ozone.  The AQCC should order staff at the Air […]

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Colorado delays key clean truck rules until 2023. Environmental justice groups are furious.  

Colorado pollution regulators now say they won’t finish long-anticipated clean truck rules until 2023, prompting cries of betrayal by environmental groups that say acting now is vital to cutting greenhouse gas and ozone-causing emissions that harm impacted communities. Key groups included by law in energy transition rulemaking said they’d been assured the rules for cleaning […]