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06/24/2011Federal Agencies Partner to Revitalize Urban Waterways In Communities Across The U.S.
06/23/2011EPA selects Colorado, North Dakota sites as case study locations for national hydraulic fracturing study
06/06/2011EPA grant to clean up site slated for sustainable housing development in Lakewood, Colo.
05/06/2011EPA issues new draft permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site
05/04/2011Colorado Petroleum Distributors to Pay $2.5 Million to Settle Clean Air Act Allegations of Illegal Mixing and Distribution of Gasoline / Action ensures that gasoline meets fuel quality and performance standards, protects people’s health by reducing harmful VOC emissions
05/04/2011Air toxics near Sunnyside Elementary in Durango (Colo.) School District are below levels of concern
04/29/2011EPA Launches New Strategy to Promote Use of Green Infrastructure for Environmental and Economic Benefits
04/15/2011La Plata County, CO receives $500k to reduce greenhouse gases, protect health and support local businesses
04/04/2011EPA Selects 32 Locations for Assistance with Sustainable Community Planning
03/02/2011Boulder students win President’s Environmental Youth Award
02/22/2011EPA’s Energy Star Leaders Drive Greater Energy Efficiency
02/08/2011EPA Submits Draft Hydraulic Fracturing Study Plan to Independent Scientists for Review / The draft plan is open to public comment
02/07/2011EPA to revise permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site
02/02/2011EPA supports San Luis Valley (Colo.) partnership to reduce exposures from environmental pollutants
12/30/2010EPA and Crocs settle case over antimicrobial claims
12/06/2010EPA announces 2010 Enforcement and Compliance Results, includes summary for Mountains and Plains states
12/03/2010EPA issues permit associated with aquifer pump test at Weld County (Colo.) uranium site
11/22/2010Latest summary of EPA actions to ensure safe drinking water in Colorado Indian country
10/06/2010EPA proposes pollution controls for nation’s largest source of NOx: Four Corners Power Plant
10/05/2010Elam Construction, 4B Land and Livestock ordered to mitigate damage to Yampa River (Colo.) wetlands
08/19/2010EPA Announces a Schedule of Public Hearings on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations
07/27/2010EPA to remove hazardous wastes at Elizabeth Mining and Development property in Montrose County (Colo.)
07/09/2010Media Advisory: EPA to Host Public Meeting on National Hydraulic Fracturing Study in Denver on July 13
06/17/2010EPA proposes removal of more than 2,500 acres at Rocky Mountain Arsenal from Superfund list
05/12/2010Wheat Ridge, Colo. firm receives $345K for hydrogen peroxide production technology
04/28/2010Crystal River Elementary School (Carbondale, Colo.) selected as contestant in EPA National Building Competition
04/21/2010EPA Announces Regional Administrator for Region 8
04/19/2010University of Denver tops Sun Belt Conference schools in Green Power usage
04/19/2010University of Colorado at Boulder tops Big 12 schools in Green Power usage
04/07/2010Colorado ranks second in nation in energy-efficient schools
04/05/2010EPA awards $210,000 for technology development to Wheat Ridge, Boulder small businesses
03/23/2010Denver ranks 4th in U.S. in energy-efficient buildings
02/25/2010City of Denver, Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and Salt Lake City receive grants to combat greenhouse gases
02/17/2010 EPA, State of Colorado recognize Recovery Act benefits at Brighton Drinking Water facility
02/04/2010ConocoPhillips agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations in Colorado
01/27/2010Colorado sports and entertainment mascots "assist" in a sustainable tomorrow, promote EPA video contest
12/15/2009EPA Posts New Schools Air Toxics Monitoring Initiative Data
12/01/2009EPA cites Bucklen Equipment for damages to the Cache la Poudre River in Greeley
11/17/2009EPA announces major investment in healthy homes for Pueblo County
11/10/2009Colorado helps EPA reach milestone of one million Energy Star homes
09/04/2009City of Craig recognized for safe drinking water achievements
08/04/2009Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, City of Aurora awarded $2.8 million in Recovery Act grants for contaminated land clean up and local job creation
07/24/2009EPA awards $2.8 million in Recovery Act funding in Colorado to reduce diesel emissions and create jobs
07/14/2009EPA announces more than $27 million in Recovery Act funds for Water Infrastructure projects in Colorado to boost economy, create jobs and protect public health
07/09/2009EPA awards more than $7.9 million in Recovery Act funds to clean up underground petroleum leaks in Mountains and Plains states
07/08/2009$9.5 million in Recovery Act funds to bolster Tribal water services throughout the Mountains and Plains region
06/23/2009EPA Administrator joins Denver Mayor at Highlands’ Garden Village as part of President Obama’s “Clean Energy Week”
06/12/2009EPA Announces $25 Million in Recovery Act Funds for Wastewater Infrastructure Projects in Colorado to Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect the Environment
05/08/2009$200,000 in Recovery Act funding for Kit Carson cleanup project
04/30/2009EPA orders Builder’s Aggregate and JJ Concrete to restore South Platte River near Fort Morgan
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Colorado’s Clear Creek/Central City Hazardous Waste Site
04/15/2009Recovery Act Funding to Accelerate Cleanup, Boost Economy, Create Jobs and Protect Human Health at Colorado’s Summitville Mine Hazardous Waste Site
03/27/2009EPA Announces First of Nearly $100 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Create Jobs and Protect Colorado's Environment
03/24/2009Una Concesión de la EPA Faculta a una Comunidad en Colorado a ser mas Eficiente con la Energia
03/24/2009EPA Grant Empowers Denver Community to be Energy Efficient
03/24/2009EPA Grant Provides Capacity-Building Skills to Fort Collins Hardrock Mining Watershed Groups
03/24/2009EPA Grant Engages Southwest Colorado Communities in Environmental Decision-Making
03/24/2009Alamosa Citizens’ Water Supply Better Protected Due to EPA Grant
03/19/2009Colorado’s marquee sports and entertainment facilities join EPA “Greener Venues” partnership
03/09/2009EPA Awards TDA Research, Inc. $225,000 for Development Process to Produce Low-Cost Biodiesel
03/03/2009Denver ranks seventh in nation in energy-efficient buildings
12/18/2008Summary of enforcement actions to ensure safe drinking water in Montana, Utah and Wyoming
12/17/2008Grants promote community health and environmental justice in Colorado
12/15/2008EPA orders restoration of damaged section of Left Hand Creek in Longmont
11/13/2008Fort Lewis College brain power targets quality of life in Ecuador
11/06/2008Damages to Rock Creek (Lafayette, Colo.) result in $35,000 penalty
10/29/2008EPA issues Record of Decision on South Dakota Superfund site
10/27/2008Boulder's WhiteWave Foods a Green Power Leader
10/21/2008Colorado businesses jump on EPA Performance Track
09/29/2008Cleanup of historic Uravan uranium mill completed
09/03/2008Nelson Tunnel site added to EPA Superfund priorities list
06/19/2008EPA Administrator recognizes Vallecito Lake resident with President's Volunteer Service Award
06/12/2008City of Aurora secures $350K to revitalize properties
06/11/2008Denver-based Richmond American Homes settles Clean Water Act violations
06/06/2008Colorado construction firm settles storm water violations
06/04/2008EPA completes pump test at Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel
05/20/2008EPA report on environment highlights national and regional trends
05/15/2008Colorado architects recognized for green building excellence
05/14/2008EPA begins drilling relief well at Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel
04/15/2008EPA awards contract for Leadville pumping; updates schedule
04/07/2008EPA cleanup grant to revitalize Jamestown's Elysian Park (Colo.)
03/26/2008EPA awards two Colorado small businesses $210,000 in innovation research contracts
03/19/2008EPA proposes mine site near Creede, CO, for Superfund List
03/12/2008EPA Strengthens Smog Standards to Better Protect Human Health and the Environment
02/26/2008Home Depot Settles Storm Water Violations
02/26/2008Home Depot Settles Storm Water Violations
02/21/2008Toxic Release Inventory data available for 2006
02/12/2008Region 8 Energy Star buildings save $27 million and prevent 700 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions -- annually
01/09/2008EPA orders restoration of damaged Rock Creek, wetlands
12/27/2007EPA fines Hunt Building Co. for Colo. stormwater pollution
12/17/2007EPA orders restoration of damaged Arkansas River
11/20/2007Denver's air quality violates federal ozone standard
11/15/2007Enforcement actions improve environment
10/19/2007Cache la Poudre monitoring ceremony to be held today
09/26/2007EPA cites 6 landlords for lead-based paint violations
09/25/2007Protecting Americans through Better Chemical Exposure Monitoring
09/13/2007Grand Junction earns EPA Clean Water Act award
09/11/2007City of Longmont receives EPA award for new water treatment plant
08/27/2007Southern Ute Tribe earns EPA Clean Water Act award
08/23/2007EPA to host open house for Nelson Tunnel and Commodore Waste Rock Pile discussions