The question is whether the 9-county nonattainment area will one day meet EPA air quality thresholds, as Atlanta did this year, or become a perennial offender like Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Colorado regulators say the subset of wells tested were known to be troubled, and many have already been plugged and abandoned
Cultivando, an Adams County environmental nonprofit advocating for Latino communities, released the results of their yearlong air monitoring program and called for stricter industry regulations
If the refinery won’t take meaningful action to improve safety and maintenance, state regulators must hold the operator accountable.
Simply collecting methane measurements is not enough. Getting to one accurate version of the truth is harder than it looks
If the energy company were the ‘good neighbor’ it claims to be, it wouldn’t be suing Colorado’s air-quality watchdog agency.
Colorado air pollution regulators have issued one of the Suncor refinery’s two long-delayed permit renewals, while also strengthening rules on how the company must carry out a new air monitoring law to protect neighbors. The EPA also signaled it no longer objects to the Plant 2 permit for Suncor after the state made some revisions. […]
Colorado can continue to make progress on dismantling its legacy of toxic environmental injustices this year. For too long, like many states across the country, we have allowed industry to run rampant at the expense of our residents, particularly low-income communities and communities of color. Northeast Denver ranks among the most polluted ZIP codes in […]
The Suncor refinery in Commerce City faces pointed community skepticism in its plan for state-mandated pollutant monitoring at the boundary of the property, while Democratic politicians weighed in Wednesday that they want even more oversight. Suncor told the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, neighbors, local politicians and activists at public hearings that new […]