Suncor oil refinery
Opinion: Suncor supports all air-monitoring efforts
We want feedback from Commerce City and North Denver to improve our new monitoring system
Suncor turns on air pollution monitoring system for its neighbors
Activists and conservation groups are underwhelmed by the web site, saying they will put their trust in a state-mandated measurement law still to come.
Colorado neighborhoods will get tougher toxic air monitoring of heavy polluters
House Bill 1189 passed this week with a push from community advocates and conservation groups seeking more real-time, publicly disclosed tracking of dangerous pollutants like benzene.
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.
Colorado used since-“retired” memo when writing disputed Suncor refinery pollution permit
Colorado officials now say they have withdrawn the 2010 memo as guidance for staff, but whistleblowers say the technical analysis for Suncor uses the same unlawful rules and the permit should be torn up
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.
Opinion: Colorado must protect and support communities hurt by pollution
Air quality improved slightly during the stay-at-home order. But Colorado still has a serious pollution problem.
Officials have until June 2021 to meet a ground-level ozone compliance deadline set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.