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Opinion: Environmental justice led the way in Colorado’s legislative session

Lawyered up, educated and networked, we’re equipped to make even more progress together

Opinion Columns

Colorado OKs Suncor refinery’s plan to fix violations with $12 million in emergency shutoff equipment

Automated lockdowns of key gasoline-refining stacks may prevent the white dust clouds that enraged Globeville and Commerce City neighbors and environmental groups.

Energy

Suncor refinery’s bid for new permit gets rough hearing as advocates want to “end the cycle of problem, apology, repeat”

Refinery neighbors, environmental advocates say pollution controls should come with new Suncor permit

Environment

As Suncor permits come up for renewal, advocates see chance to push for pollution cuts at Commerce City refinery

An independent review required millions in safety shutoff spending to stop refinery leaks, but neighbors and advocates want more emission controls.

Environment

Opinion: As Denver’s libraries reopen, the need for federal help becomes more critical

As we look toward pandemic recovery, libraries will remain essential. Communities across the country, including Denver, would benefit from the Build America’s Libraries Act.

Opinion Columns

Coalition demands fence line monitors, tougher caps at Suncor to protect Colorado communities

Activists and legislators from Denver and Pueblo want the state to put teeth into environmental justice for communities of color.

Environment

Suncor refinery neighbors can get warnings and details on chemical leaks sent to phones

The embattled oil and gas industrial site pledges to tell Commerce City, Globeville-Elyria-Swansea and others when new incidents occur through texts and phone alerts

Environment

Reimagining Denver’s Livestock Exchange Building means respecting its distinctive past

The $8.5 million sale to a consortium clears the path to a modern beacon for agricultural ingenuity and preserves the building’s architectural finery

Business

Denver aims to raise awareness of steadily worsening air quality on the Front Range

Metro Denver has this year recorded the highest number of particulate warning days — the form of pollution exacerbated by wildfire smoke — in at least 10 years.

Health

CDOT will cover cost of health study for Denver’s most polluted neighborhoods in I-70 project settlement

The $550,000 study is part of a settlement agreement after residents sued to block the expansion of Interstate 70 through northeast Denver

Environment