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News Releases by State: COLORADO


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12/11/2014EPA adds former Colorado Smelter site in Pueblo, Colo. to Superfund list
10/01/2014EPA Awards $120,000 Environmental Justice Grant to address illegal dumping in San Luis Valley (Colo.)
09/29/2014Commerce City (Colo.) refinery agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations
09/16/2014EPA Awards 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreements
08/08/2014Hunt Building agrees to resolve stormwater violations at construction sites at the United States Air Force Academy
06/11/2014Ute Mountain Ute Tribe receives $200K to clean up Old Towaoc landfill site
06/11/2014Montrose (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/11/2014Lake County (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites
06/06/2014EPA Ensures Company Discloses Pesticide Hazards
05/28/2014EPA Funds University Research on Cleaner Fuel Burning to Improve Air Quality/The World Health Organization estimates that cookstove smoke accounts for over 4 million premature deaths annually
05/08/2014EPA proposes former smelter site in Pueblo, Colo., for addition to Superfund National Priorities List
01/30/2014Colorado State University researchers receive $2.2 million for efforts to improve water quality
09/19/2013Leadville and La Plata County (Colo.) projects earn EPA environmental justice grants
08/05/2013Maralex Disposal to pay $89,900 penalty to resolve Safe Drinking Water Act violations at disposal well on Southern Ute Reservation (Colo.)
06/12/2013EPA awards Denver-area firm $80K to advance chemical and biological waste technology
05/30/2013Reddy Ice Corporation to pay penalty and improve accident prevention and preparedness at Denver facility
05/16/2013EPA joins other agencies to finalize summer work plans for Pennsylvania Mine cleanup
05/08/2013Alamosa (Colo.) receives $200K for cleanup of Pink Elephant property
04/30/2013EPA announces Regional Administrator for Region 8 Office in Denver
04/19/2013Cement Manufacturer Agrees to Reduce Harmful Air Emissions at Colorado Plant
04/15/2013EPA action protects Big Windsor Reservoir from feedlot waste
03/14/2013EPA, BLM provide guidance to recreationists for ongoing fuel sheen from West Creek Tanker Spill
03/12/2013EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings in the US/Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, New York, Atlanta rank in top five
02/28/2013EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership
02/07/2013EPA Provides Technical Assistance to 43 Communities to Meet their Sustainability Goals
12/20/2012EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli
12/06/2012EPA awards environmental justice grants to three Colorado groups
12/05/2012EPA recognizes Denver’s Mariposa District for Smart Growth achievement
11/28/2012EPA Recognizes Seven Communities for Smart Growth Achievement
11/28/2012EPA offers tips on protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning
10/11/2012EPA Awards $30 Million for Clean Diesel Projects
10/10/2012EPA Awards $1.2 Million to Improve Indoor Air Quality
10/09/2012SmartWay Honors Freight Industry Leaders for Supply Chain Efficiency
10/04/2012EPA recognizes Colorado Springs Utilities as WaterSense Partner of the Year
10/04/2012WaterSense Partners of the Year Help Americans Save Water, Money on Utility Bills
10/01/2012Elm Ridge Exploration Company agrees to resolve Clean Air Act violations at Colorado gas plant
08/06/2012Colorado ethanol plant to pay $5,850 penalty for Risk Management Program violations
07/24/2012EPA Region 8 scientist receives Presidential honor
07/19/2012EPA provides $50K to help Urban Land Conservancy improve water quality at Denver transit-oriented development
06/26/2012EPA provides $120,000 to support South Platte watershed projects in the Denver metro area
06/20/2012Homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc. to Pay $741,000 Clean Water Act Penalty and Implement Company-Wide Stormwater Controls / Settlement to prevent millions of pounds of sediment and polluted stormwater runoff from entering U.S. waterways each year
06/06/2012EPA awards $400K to City of Wheat Ridge (Colo.) for environmental assessments along Wadsworth Boulevard
06/01/2012$900K EPA grant to address revitalization challenges along Colfax Avenue in Denver and Lakewood, Colorado
05/30/201218 U.S. Teachers Receive Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators
05/18/2012Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver recognized at Golden, Colo. home dedication for excellence in sustainable housing
05/18/2012EPA Honors Top Energy-Efficient Building Designs/'Designed to Earn the Energy Star' Projects Featured at the American Institute of Architects National Convention
04/20/2012EPA and Denver Mayor kick off Earth Day activities with $350K investment in South Platte River projects
04/11/2012Colorado Springs makes list of top 25 cities with the most Energy Star buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Denver ranks 11th on list of cities with the most Energy Star buildings in the United States
04/11/2012Holcim (US), Inc. Agrees to Pay $36,500 Penalty for Clean Water Act Violations in Florence, Colorado
03/14/2012Colorado Coalition for the Homeless housing in Thornton gets water-saving makeover during EPA’s ‘Fix a Leak’ Week
03/05/2012EPA approves Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s air permitting program
02/09/2012Union Pacific Railroad Company to pay $1.5 million for Clean Water Act violations in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming
01/10/2012EPA, State of Colorado join Children’s Hospital to highlight benefits of new mercury and air toxics standards for power plants
12/12/2011EPA awards $50,000 to two Colorado organizations for environmental justice efforts
11/29/2011Lafarge North America Inc. Agrees to Pay $740,000 Penalty to Resolve Clean Water Act Violations in Five States / Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to invest an estimated $8 million to improve environmental compliance at 189 facilities in the U.S.
11/02/2011Agreements with Williams and ConocoPhillips resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations on Southern Ute Reservation
11/02/2011EPA Announces Winner of the 2011 Energy Star National Building Competition
10/27/2011EPA issues construction approval for impoundments at the Piņon Ridge Uranium Mill in Montrose County (Colo.)
10/21/2011EPA and GSA visit an “urban mine” to highlight growing Colorado jobs sector
10/20/2011EPA approves Ute Mountain Ute Tribe's Water Quality Standards
09/29/2011EPA and partners unveil state's first WaterSense home in Colorado Springs
09/27/2011City of Pueblo (Colo.) recognized for using solar power at wastewater treatment facility
09/20/2011EPA to Hold Three Public Hearings on Proposed Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Natural Gas Production
09/19/2011EPA Region 8 supermarkets recognized for environmental achievement under GreenChill partnership
09/14/2011Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver partners with EPA to build greener homes
09/14/2011$313,000 awarded to clean up former dry cleaning property in Loveland (Colo.)
08/25/2011City and County of Denver receives $45k environmental education grant
08/18/2011Town of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo., recognized for improvements to drinking water system
07/27/2011EPA Announces Top Contenders in Energy Star National Building Competition / In the first six months of the competition, participants saved more than $3.7 million on utility bills
06/29/2011Gandomcar Properties ordered to restore impacted section of Plum Creek (Douglas County, Colo.)
06/24/2011EPA announces South Platte River as one of seven Urban Waters Federal Partnership locations
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