Posts Categorized: CC4CA in the News

A broad coalition of 59 local elected officials across the state, organized by CC4CA, penned a letter to Governor Hickenlooper encouraging him to preserve Colorado’s air quality protections despite the federal rollback. The Environmental Protection Agency last week announced its proposal to roll back federal standards on air pollution from vehicle emissions, which will likely result in reduced fuel efficiency, increased consumer fuel costs, and increased pollution.

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Colorado Independent: What will it take to reach the climate change goals set by Gov. Hickenlooper?

Hickenlooper said many of the right things when announcing his order “supporting Colorado’s clean energy transition” at Red Rocks last week. But the plan was also conspicuous for what it failed to say. “We need both good goals and good actions to get there,” says Stephen Saunders, speaking for the year-old Colorado Communities for Climate Action, a consortium of 14 cities and counties.

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